WorldCat Identities

Swift, Clive

Overview
Works: 211 works in 462 publications in 1 language and 10,453 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television comedies  Television adaptations  History  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Television mini-series  Television plays  Television programs 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Narrator, Singer, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Clive Swift
Excalibur by John Boorman( Visual )

4 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 1,392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of King Arthur with all the elements of Sir Thomas Malory's classic tale: Removing the sword Excalibur from the stone; The Round Table's noble birth and tragic decline; The heroic attempts to recover the Holy Grail; The shifting balance of power between Merlin and Morgana
William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare( Recording )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The noble Veronese houses of Montague and Capulet are locked in a bitter feud. When Romeo, a Montague, and Juliet, a Capulet, fall in love they are swept up in a series of violent events and cruel twists of fortune"--Container
William Shakespeare's All's well that ends well by William Shakespeare( Recording )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The young and virtuous physician's daughter Helena desperately loves Count Bertram, but he regards her as beneath his notice"--Container
Othello by William Shakespeare( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Towering screen and stage legend Ian McKellan (The Lord of the Rings, X-Men) stars in this ferocious, deeply human and timeless production of William Shakespeare's classic tragedy from legendary director Trevor Nunn (Les Miserables) and the Royal Shakespeare Company. Noble Moroccan Othello finds his life with beautiful, fiercely loyal Desdemona thrown tragically out of balance when secretly jealous, scheming confidante Iago begins an insidious campaign of lies and treachery. Featuring a gracious and dignified performance from celebrated operatic bass Willard White and a superb Imogen Stubbs as the tragic couple, this award-winning presentation is one of the controversial tale's most acclaimed and powerful interpretations to date. - Container
Romeo and Juliet( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the gentle streets of fair Verona, a clash of servants between the warring Montagues and Capulets sets the wheels of fate in motion. At a masked ball, the lovelorn Romeo spies the beautiful Juliet and the two soon fall madly in love, only to feel despair once their true identities are revealed. Matters worsen when Romeo slays Tybalt, a nephew of the Capulets, and is banished from the city. Only the intervention of a loyal friar and nurse can right the course of true love. But a rush to judgment spells the end of the young lovers' earthly union
The Pickwick papers by Charles Dickens( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pickwick Club, a social club chaired by Mr. Samuel Pickwick, is the subject of many misadventures based on the members' journeys through England
Aristocrats( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paints an intimate portrait of the 18th-century upper-class life in England and Ireland through the eyes of four beautiful high-born sisters. Well-educated, strong-minded, and distinctly individual, they take charge of their own lives, tempting scandal with their unconventional ideas about love, marriage, education, and fidelity
Roy Clarke's Keeping up appearances( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social climber Hyacinth Bucket (pronounced 'Bouquet, ' of course!) puts her best foot forward in this high-class comedy. In A very merry Hyacinth, Hyacinth roars into the Christmas season and eventually ends up kissing a most unexpected partner under the mistletoe. In Sea fever, Hyacinth and Richard go on a holiday cruise on the QE2. In Angel Gabriel blue, Hyacinth is busy planning a new kitchen while trying to deal with the fact that someone who isn't Daddy has been found in Daddy's bed. In Historical pageant, Hyacinth organizes a local pageant called "Our Town in the Civil War."
Roy Clarke's Keeping up appearances( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social climber Hyacinth Bucket (pronounced 'Bouquet, ' of course!) puts her best foot forward in this high-class comedy. She performs selfless acts of charity for the lower classes (her sisters), doles out invaluable advice to her husband Richard, acts the part of adoring eldest daughter to her incapacitated Daddy, and still finds time to keep the neighbors on edge with her morning coffees and candlelight dinner parties
William Shakespeare's The merry wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare( Recording )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dissolute Sir John Falstaff plans to seduce Mistress Ford and Mistress Page, two "Merry wives of Windsor", thereby gaining access to their husbands' wealth
Roy Clarke's Keeping up appearances( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social climber Hyacinth Bucket (pronounced 'Bouquet, ' of course!) puts her best foot forward in this high-class comedy. In Cocktails, Hyacinth is concerned that Onslow's birthday celebration may interfere with her cocktail soirée. In the Unfortunate prospect, Hyacinth is too busy trying to impress Emmet with her singing to notice husband Richard's distress over the possibility of a forced early retirement. In Playthings for Daddy, Hyacinth must intervene when she learns that her father has run up a toy store bill he can't pay. In Three piece suite, Hyacinth attempts to arrange the delivery of her new living room set in such a way that it will impress the neighbors. In Picnic for Daddy, Hyacinth decides to take Daddy for a picnic in the country, but Daddy suddenly decides to drive off in her car
Alfred Hitchcock's Frenzy( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Necktie Murderer has the London police on red alert and an innocent man is on a desperate quest to find the real sex criminal and clear his name. Alternating heart-pounding tension with distinctive Hitchcock humor, Frenzy marked the Master of Suspense's return to his native England after almost 20 years
Roy Clarke's Keeping up appearances( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hyacinth remains busy entertaining the neighbors, tidying up her unruly family and fawning over her dear Daddy, yet still finds the time to enhance husband Richard's untimely retirement
Roy Clarke's Keeping up appearances( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social climber Hyacinth Bucket (pronounced 'Bouquet, ' of course!) puts her best foot forward in this high-class comedy. In A strange man, Hyacinth is appalled when she sees a strange man next door at Elizabeth's after he has obviously spent the night there. In Driving Mrs. Fortescue, Hyacinth is thrilled to be asked for a ride by the wealthy Mrs. Fortescue. In Candlelight supper, Hyacinth plans one of her famous candlelight suppers to impress Emmet, head of the local amateur operatic society with her vocal talents. In Golfing with the major, Hyacinth decides that she and husband Richard should have a weekend of golf so that they can keep up with the major. In The googley-eyed registrar, Hyacinth is put in her place by a chance run-in with the imposing registrar
Roy Clarke's Keeping up appearances( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hyacinth remains busy entertaining the neighbors, tidying up her unruly family and fawning over her dear Daddy, yet still finds the time to exercise her singing skills and hold fetes for the candlelight supper set while imbuing her gracious entertaining skills in others
Roy Clarke's Keeping up appearances( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hyacinth remains busy entertaining the neighbors, tidying up her unruly family and fawning over her dear Daddy, yet still finds the time to drag ever suffering Richard on waterfront jaunts and countryside excursions
The Noël Coward collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noël Coward is the definitive playwright of the early 20th century, contributing a robust repertoire of brilliant material. Playwright, actor, composer, and irrepressible socialite, Coward charmed high society in both London and New York during his heyday, and his work continues to charm audiences today with its urbane wit, sly humor and distinctive style
Roy Clarke's Keeping up appearances( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hyacinth remains busy entertaining the neighbors, tidying up her unruly family and fawning over her dear Daddy, yet still finds the time to search for the perfect little rural retreat, much to Richard's chargin
The silent world of Nicholas Quinn( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector Morse is called in to investigate one of the most puzzling murder cases yet. Someone is selling examination secrets at Oxford and making a killing in more ways than one. Nicholas Quinn is the hard-of-hearing member of an examinations board until one day he is found dead at home. Can Morse match up the clues with the killer?--Container
Keeping up appearances( Visual )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social climber Hyacinth Bucket (pronounced Bouquet) puts her best foot forward in this high-class comedy. She performs selfless acts of charity for the lower classes (her sisters), doles out invaluable advice to her husband Richard, acts the part of adoring eldest daughter to her incapacitated Daddy, and still finds time to keep the neighbors on edge with her morning coffees and candlelight dinner parties
 
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William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet
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William Shakespeare's All's well that ends wellRomeo and JulietAristocratsWilliam Shakespeare's The merry wives of WindsorAlfred Hitchcock's Frenzy
Alternative Names
Clive Swift acteur britannique

Clive Swift actor britànic

Clive Swift actor británico

Clive Swift aktor brytyjski

Clive Swift angol színész

Clive Swift British actor

Clive Swift britisk skuespiller

Clive Swift Brits acteur

Clive Swift brittisk skådespelare

Clive Swift Engelsk skuespiller

Clive Swift Suurbritannia näitleja

Клайв Свифт

קלייב סוויפט שחקן אנגלי

كلايف سويفت ممثل بريطاني

کلایو سوئیفت بازیگر بریتانیایی

クライヴ・スウィフト

Languages
English (77)