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National Theatre (Great Britain)

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Works: 383 works in 615 publications in 2 languages and 14,067 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  History  Pictorial works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Television programs  Film and video adaptations  Television plays 
Roles: Performer, Producer
Classifications: PR2825.A2, 791.4372
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The history boys by Nicholas Hytner ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Centers around eight boisterous-yet-talented schoolboys hoping to gain admittance to England's most prestigious universities. They are aided on their quest by two teachers, a shrewd young upstart and an inspiring old eccentric, whose opposing philosophies challenge the boys to confront the true meaning of education and the relative values of happiness and success
The merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in 1860's Venice, a young Venetian borrows money from a Jew who gives him the money on the security of one pound of flesh. Upon default the Jew insists on payment of his bond and the young Venetian is rescued by the heroine disguised as a male lawyer
Three sisters by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nearly a thousand miles away from their beloved Moscow, three sisters live in virtual exile. Olga attemps to support her family and home that is the sole legacy from their late father. Masha finds relief from an empty marriage by being involved with a passionate young colonel. Irina wills herself to return the affections of an ardent suitor in the hope that he will whisk her off to the city. Sift through the debris of their shattered dreams on the eve of the social and political upheaval that will transform Russia forever
Othello by Stuart Burge ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Desdemona defies her father to marry the Moor of Venice, the mighty warrior, Othello. Iago is determined to bring about the downfall of Othello's new favorite, Cassio, and destroy Othello in the process, by casting aspersions on Othello's new bride
Agamemnon by Aeschylus ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The play opens as the Watchman at King Agamemnon's palace sees the beacon that announces the fall of Troy. The chorus of Old Men tell the background to the story of the Trojan War. When Agamemnon returns home after a 10-year absence, his Queen Clytemnestra welcomes him, but Cassandra foretells his murder
She stoops to conquer by Max Stafford-Clark ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This classic comedy of manners tells of the clever schemes and comic ruses that unfold one night at a country house. An ambitious step-mother, impassioned sweethearts, a pragmatic father and a pair of star-crossed suitors are sent spinning through a hilarious comedy of errors by one of the great characters of the stage, Tony Lumpkin. In its day, this eighteenth century masterpiece was considered so 'low' that it might never have reached the stage. When it was finally produced, it enjoyed immediate and lasting success, breaking the mould with its satirical swipe at polite society. 518 "This production was first performed on September 12, 2002 at the Oxford Playhouse, and opened at the National Theatre on December 17, 2002. It was recorded at the Theatre Royal, Bath on April 8 & 9, 2003."
Othello by Kenneth Tynan ( Book )
4 editions published between 1966 and 1967 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The National Ballet, Frederic Franklin, artistic director, Oleg Tupine, ballet master, Ottavio de Rosa, principal conductor, James MacInnes, associate conductor, John Gamble, stage manager, May Ishimoto, costumer, Ralph Black, general manager, sponsored by George Washington University, "Othello," commissioned by The National Ballet to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the birth of William Shakespeare, world premier, November 20, 1964, Washington, D.C., choreography by Juan Corelli, music by Maurice Thiriet, decor by James Waring, costumes by Judith Haugan, conductor: Ottavio DeRosa
The Oresteia the trilogy by Aeschylus ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a modern staging of the oldest surviving Greek classical trilogy
Britain's Royal National Theatre : the first 25 years by Tim Goodwin ( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Othello by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1965 and 1996 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's tragic story of how a great man's vanity is manipulated by a jealous aide to bring about his downfall. Presents John Dexter's production at the National Theatre of Great Britain
Long day's journey into night by Eugene O'Neill ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Author Eugene O'Neill gives an autobiographical account of his explosive homelife. Fused by a drug-addicted mother, a father who wallows in drink after realizing he is no longer a famous actor and an older brother who is emotionally unstable and misfit, the family is reflected by their youngest son, who at 23 is a sensitive and aspiring writer
The Passion : selected from the 15th century cycle of York mystery plays in a version ( Book )
3 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The way of the world by William Congreve ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1969 and 1988 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selections from William Congreve's play The way of the world are dramatically performed on Apr. 6, 1935. Includes duplicate recordings
Libation bearers ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1983 and 1990 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Orestes, Agamemnon's son, returns from exile with his friend Pylades and dedicates a lock of his hair on his father's grave. His sister Electra and the Chorus of Trojan Women come to offer libations at the tomb and in a deeply moving scene brother and sister recognize one another. They swear to avenge their father's death as directed by Apollo
Bertolt Brecht in Britain by Nicholas Jacobs ( Book )
3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eumenides The furies by Aeschylus ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Orestes takes refuge at the shrine of Apollo, who promises protection and sends him to seek justice from Athena. The ghost of Clytemnestra rouses the Chorus of Furies to bring her murderer to justice
The art of darkness : staging the Philip Pullman trilogy by Robert Butler ( Book )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Furies ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1983 and 1990 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this drama which concludes the Oresteia, the goddess Athena is called upon to decide whether orestes is to be punished for his murder of Clytomnestra, or whether his life should be spared, thus ending the cycle of bloody retribution
Wild oats : or, The strolling gentlemen : a comedy in five acts by John O'Keeffe ( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Choephori Libation bearers by Aeschylus ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Orestes, Agamemnon's son, returns from exile and places a lock of his hair on his father's grave. His sister Electra and a chorus of women also come to the grave to pour libations. When Orestes and Electra recognize one another, they swear to avenge their father's death. Orestes disguises himself and goes to the palace to kill his mother. His matricide angers the Furies, and Orestes flees from them to seek the help of Apollo
 
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controlled identity Royal National Theatre (Great Britain)

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English (170)
German (2)
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