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Franklyn-Robbins, John

Overview
Works: 72 works in 244 publications in 2 languages and 9,653 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Television adaptations  Drama  Television comedies  Television programs  Film adaptations  Television plays  Made-for-TV movies  History  Televised performances 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer, Author
Classifications: PR6011.O58, 823.912
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Most widely held works by John Franklyn-Robbins
The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Visual )

58 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Shakespeare's play entitled The merchant of Venice
A room with a view by E. M Forster( )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 1,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucy Honeychurch has a choice between two different kinds of marriage, and two different ways of seeing the world and her position in it
Howards End by E. M Forster( )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 1,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in Edwardian England, Howards End is the portrait of a lost era ... a deceptively golden and frenetic time before the First World War would change values and lifestyles forever. To illuminate these changing times, Forster throws together three vastly dissimilar classes of people: the Schlegels -- educated, compassionate and independently wealthy; the Wilcoxes -- nouveau riche Empire builders; and Leonard Bast, an ambitious but struggling bank clerk. As these three groups move in and out of each other's worlds, disasters and discoveries ensue."--Container
The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare( Visual )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The marriage of two strong-minded people provides the spark for a comic confrontation between the sexes: The "shrew," Katharina, is so ill-tempered she seems unlikely to find a husband. Her father refuses to let her younger sister marry until Katherina is off his hands. Petruchio appears, marries Katharina, and "tames" her so well that he wins a bet with two other men on a test of their wives' obedience. Dr. Miller's production portrays Petruchio as an early Puritan, to reflect his view that the play is about the need to set up a sober household
The Holy Grail by Thomas Malory( )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A recording of one of the stories of King Arthur and the Legends of the Round Table
Overlord by Stuart Cooper( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drafted into the British army, young Tom Beddows leaves his parents and his beloved cocker spaniel and reports for military duty, arriving late because of a German air raid. In training camp, he makes friends with Jack and Arthur. They all wish the war would go away, so they could return to their parents and girlfriends. Finally ordered into combat, a sense of impending doom prompts Tom to write a consoling letter to be delivered to his parents instead of the official military notice. Stoic and fatalistic, he will be among the first troops to land in Normandy at the launch of Operation Overlord, the Allied offensive to push the Nazis out of France
Cover her face by P. D James( Recording )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mrs. Maxie's new maid Sally Jupp walks about the house with the triumphantly smug smile of one who has a secret. When she is murdered, it is up to Dalgliesh to discover what lay behind the smile
Jude the obscure( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jude Fawley is a poor stone carver who is tricked into a loveless marriage and ultimately forced to give up his dreams of a university education. After his wife deserts him, he begins a scandalous relationship with his cousin Sue Bridehead
Unnatural causes by P. D James( Recording )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dalgliesh escapes to his aunt's cottage by the sea for a long overdue holiday only to be confronted with a corpse with both hands chopped off at the wrists
Death of an expert witness by P. D James( Recording )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mystery revolving around a community of forensic scientists who, in spite of their having-seen-it-all-before attitude with regard to murder and mayhem, are taken by surprise when a member of their own team is found murdered
The children of men by P. D James( Recording )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is 2025, and the human race faces imminent extinction. Since 1994, not a single child has been born on earth. Now, a pervasive lethargy blankets the world. Anarchy reigns in the prisons; immigrants are enslaved; renegades terrorize the land
Original sin by P. D James( Recording )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commander Adam Dalgliesh and his team are confronted with a puzzle of extraordinary complexity and a murderer who is prepared to kill again
The golden ocean by Patrick O'Brian( Recording )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1740, Commodore Anson embarks on a voyage that will become one of the most famous exploits in British naval history. Sailing through poorly charted waters, Anson and his men encounter disaster, disease, and astonishing success. They circumnavigate the globe and seize a vast amount of Spanish gold and silver."--Container
The innocent by Ian McEwan( Recording )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War-weary Berlin has much to offer Leonard Markham, a young, naive postal engineer: first the arts of sophisticated intrigue, then the delights of sexual pleasure. But Leonard's new knowledge carries a heavy price, dragging him into a life that is exhaustively suspenseful and utterly irresistible
Our game by John Le Carré( Recording )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the Cold War over, espionage agent Timothy Cranmer resigns and withdraws to a country estate with his young mistress, Emma. But when a double agent he recruited disappears under a cloud of suspicion--with the attractive Emma--the Home Office accuses Timothy of treason. To clear his hame, he embarks on a frantic, clandesetine journey into wartorn Russian territories
The fist of God by Frederick Forsyth( Recording )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jericho is a mysterious traitor who is willing to reveal what goes on in the high councils of Saddam Hussein, and General Schwarzkopf and his colleagues hope that the spy can locate the top secret ultimate weapon--in time
A dangerous fortune by Ken Follett( Recording )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The deception began with a drowning incident at Windfield School, an exclusive boys' school in Victorian England. Several young men, all from wealthy families, and all witnesses to the unfortunate moment, are irrevocably bound by fear and distrust ... From the exclusive brothels and gaming establishments that cater to every whim of London's upper class to the ornately decorated bedrooms and boardrooms of banking's elite, Follett weaves a masterful tale of greed, retribution and forbidden love.--Container
The secret pilgrim by John Le Carré( Recording )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ned considered delivering his own speech to the new "Joes" at Saratt, but in the end, he called on George Smiley, the legendary officer who had retired to Cornwall. Smiley's "fireside chat" gives the dangerous edge back to Ned's memory, transporting him to his own beginnings as an agent in the 60s when the Red Peril was everywhere
Hotel Pastis by Peter Mayle( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A forty-two-year-old man leaves his high pressure job and buys a hotel in a small French village, only to be caught up in a bank robbing scheme
Murder must advertise by Dorothy L Sayers( Recording )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The affluent Lord Wimsey takes up a bet and goes to work for an advertising agency, where he ends up investigating a suspicious death at the agency
 
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Alternative Names
Franklyn Robbins, John

John Franklyn-Robbins acteur britannique

John Franklyn-Robbins British actor

John Franklyn-Robbins Brits acteur (1924-2009)

Robbins, John Franklyn-

Robbins John Franklyn- 1924-2009

Джон Фрэнклин-Роббинс

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