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Ravenscroft, Christopher

Overview
Works: 75 works in 174 publications in 1 language and 3,569 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Poetry  Television plays  Detective and mystery television programs  Television series  Television programs  Detective and mystery stories 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PR6068.E63, 823.914
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Publications about Christopher Ravenscroft
Publications by Christopher Ravenscroft
Most widely held works by Christopher Ravenscroft
Twelfth night, or, What you will by William Shakespeare( visu )
17 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 1,219 libraries worldwide
After a shipwreck, twin siblings Viola and Sebastian wash up on the shores of Illyria. Viola, disguised as a man named Cesario, takes up service with the Duke Orsino, who is madly in love with the Lady Olivia. But Olivia is in mourning over her brother's death, so Orsino sends Cesario over as an emissary of love, except that Olivia falls for Viola!
The Ruth Rendell mysteries ( visu )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 316 libraries worldwide
You can't be too careful: As a single woman, Della Galway values double-locked doors and a bolted gate. Security measures don't fit the lifestyle of her new flatmate, however, so Della takes extra precautions
The Ruth Rendell mysteries ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 241 libraries worldwide
Inspector Wexford delves into two harrowing murder cases. Simisola: a haunting case of multiple murder and racism. Road rage: a deadly tale of eco-terrorism, out-of-control anger, and kidnapping
The Aeneid by Virgil( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 192 libraries worldwide
An epic of Rome that is filled with mythology, history, and archaeology. It describes Aeneas' adventures at sea following the capture of Troy by the Greeks during the Trojan War
Harm done by Ruth Rendell( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 188 libraries worldwide
Chief Inspector Wexford is charged with solving the mysterious disappareances of two girls, protecting a pedophile, and catching a killer
Simisola ( visu )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
When Melanie Akande, daughter of Inspector Wexford's Nigerian-born physician, goes missing, the family brace themselves for a case of abduction-- maybe murder. Melanie had an appointment to see Annette Bystock the day she disappeared, and Annette is found strangled to death in her apartment. During the hunt for Annette's killers, the body of a young black girl is found buried in the Sussex countryside. Wexford must battle through the prejudices of color, age and social class to discover the shocking truth
Kissing the gunner's daughter by Ruth Rendell( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
A brutal mass murder seems at first to be a burglary gone wrong, but Chief Inspector Wexford sees a connection to the killing of a police officer
Road rage by Ruth Rendell( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
In Britain, Chief Inspector Wexford hunts for eco- terrorists who abducted five people, including his wife. They threaten to kill them unless the government halts the construction of a highway through scenic countryside
Road rage ( visu )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
A massive gathering of angry protesters has taken up residence in Framhurst Great Wood just outside of Kingsmarkham. At stake is the life of the woodland itself. A highway planned to cut through its center will destroy its pristine beauty forever. It is clear that the countryside is doomed to disappear. But so, it seems, are some of the citizens of Kingsmarkham
Twelfth night, or, What you will by William Shakespeare( visu )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 106 libraries worldwide
Dramatization of Shakespeare's comedy where order is restored, evil punished, and all who deserve it live happily ever after
The Ruth Rendell mysteries ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
When Melanie Akande, daughter of Inspector Wexford's Nigerian-born physician, goes missing, the family brace themselves for a case of abduction-- maybe murder. Melanie had an appointment to see Annette Bystock the day she disappeared, and Annette is found strangled to death in her apartment. Is there a connection?
The Ruth Rendell mysteries ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
A massive gathering of angry protesters has taken up residence in Framhurst Great Wood just outside of Kingsmarkham. At stake is the life of the woodland itself. A highway planned to cut through its center will destroy its pristine beauty forever. It is clear that the countryside is doomed to disappear. But so, it seems, are some of the citizens of Kingsmarkham
A guilty thing surprised by Ruth Rendell( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
The Nightingales were a happy couple with few problems or worries in their twilight years. The sudden and mysterious murder of Mrs. Nightingale, however, leads Chief Inspector Wexford deep into their mysterious and hidden lifestyles
The Ruth Rendell mysteries ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
The fallen curtain: Abducted briefly as a boy, Richard Clayton cannot remember what happened during those few fateful hours. The mystery dogs him until he reaches the verge of manhood himself
The Ruth Rendell mysteries ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Vanity dies hard: In the town of Salstead, the lives of two friends seem to take different trajectories. Wealthy, aging Alice Fielding finally finds happiness with a much-younger husband, while widowed Nesta Drage plunges near poverty when her business fails. After Nesta mysteriously disappears, Alice vows to find her--and discovers a tangled web of secrets among those she trusted most
Simisola by Ruth Rendell( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
When Melanie Akande, daughter of Inspector Wexford's Nigerian-born GP, goes missing the family brace themselves for a case of abduction - maybe murder. The one clue seems to be held by Annette Bystock who works at the Kingsmarkham ESJ - or did, until her murder. During the hunt for Annette's killers, the body of a young black girl is found, buried deep in the peaceful, Sussex countryside. The whiff of deceit lingers around key witnesses like the lovely Ingrid Pamber and aspiring politician Anouk Khoori. Wexford must battle through the prejudices of colour, age and social class to discover the shocking truth
Pericles, Prince of Tyre by William Shakespeare( visu )
4 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of Shakespeare's play, Pericles, Prince of Tyre. The story, which first appeared in medieval literature, is that of the Prince of Tyre, who is pursued by the vengeance of King Antiochus because he discovered the monarch's incestuous relationship with his daughter. Fleeing from place to place, Pericles is shipwrecked, courts and marries Thaisa. Their child, Marina, raised by friends when Thaisa is believed to have died, is kidnapped by pirates and sold into a brothel before Thaisa is discovered alive and the family is joyfully reunited
End in tears by Ruth Rendell( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
A lump of concrete dropped deliberately from a little stone bridge over a relatively unfrequented road kills the wrong person. The driver behind is spared. But only for a while... It is impossible for Chief Inspector Wexford not to wonder how terrible it would be to discover that one of his daughters had been murdered. Sylvia has always been a cause for concern. Living alone with her two children, she is pregnant again. What will happen to the child? The relationship between father and daughter has always been uneasy. But the current situation also provokes an emotional division between Wexford and his wife, Dora
A mind to murder ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
"Investigating a savage death at an exclusive psychiatric clinic, Dalgliesh is caught in a whirlwind of political intrigue and deceit"--Koch Entertainment booklet
The Thames Shakespeare collection double feature Twelfth night, or, What you will ; Romeo & Juliet ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Twelfth night: A popular and enduring comedy revolving around unrequited love and mistaken identity; Romeo & Juliet: A moving interpretation of Shakespeare's ageless tale of family feuds, star-crossed lovers, and tragedy
 
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Alternative Names
Christopher Ravenscroft acteur britannique
Christopher Ravenscroft British actor
Languages
English (95)
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