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Lapotaire, Jane

Overview
Works: 120 works in 371 publications in 3 languages and 11,082 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Domestic fiction  Film adaptations  History  Television plays  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Love stories  Television adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Commentator
Classifications: PR4034, 823.7
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Macbeth by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
70 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a production of William Shakespeare's tragedy Macbeth designed especially for television. Three witches hail Macbeth as thane of Glamis, thane of Cawdor and future king of Scotland, and tell Banquo that his sons will sit on the throne. Lady Macbeth urges her husband to murder King Duncan and Banquo and his sons. Macbeth kills Duncan and Banquo and is made king. Macduff and Banquo's son Malcolm raise an army against him, Lady Macbeth kills herself, Macduff slays Macbeth, and Malcolm becomes king
Antony & Cleopatra by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
55 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Octavius Caesar, Marc Antony, and Lepidus form the triumvirate, the three rulers of the Roman Empire. Antony, though married to Fulvia, spends his time in Egypt, living a life of decadence and conducting an affair with Queen Cleopatra. In Antony's absence, Caesar and Lepidus worry about Pompey's increasing strength. Caesar condemns Antony for neglecting his duties as a statesman and military officer. Hearing that his wife, Fulvia, has died and that Pompey is raising an army to rebel against the triumvirate, Antony feels he must return to Rome. Caesar and Antony try to patch up their quarrel through the marriage of Antony to Caesar's sister Octavia. In Egypt, Cleopatra is told that Antony has married and is furious with jealousy. However, when the messenger says that Octavia is not very beautiful, Cleopatra feels confident that she can win Antony back. The triumvirs meet Pompey, who agrees to keep peace in exchange for control of Sicily and Sardinia. When Antony and Octavia leave for Athens, Caesar breaks his truce, wages war against Pompey, and defeats him. After using Lepidus's army to secure a victory, he imprisons Lepidus. Antony learns this with anger; Octavia pleads him to stay friends with her brother. Antony sends her to Rome, then returns to Cleopatra. In Egypt he raises an army to fight Caesar. Antony decides to fight him at sea, although Caesar has the better navy; and he allows Cleopatra to command a ship, ignoring the protests of Enobarbus, his best friend. Enobarbus deserts him and joins Caesar's army, but then in remorse kills himself. Antony's forces lose the battle when Cleopatra's ship flees and Antony's follows, leaving the rest of the fleet vulnerable to attack. Antony swears he will kill Cleopatra, so she sends word that she has committed suicide. Full of grief, Antony commands his attendant to kill him, but the man kills himself instead. Antony then falls on his own sword. Caesar takes Cleopatra prisoner, planning to display her in Rome as a trophy, but she kills herself with the help of several poisonous asps. Caesar has the two lovers buried beside each other
William Shakespeare's Hamlet by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Distressed by his father's death and his mother's over-hasty remarriage, Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, is faced by a spectre from beyond the grave bearing a grim message of murder and revenge"--Container
Broadway's lost treasures II ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A compilation of Broadway song & dance numbers from The Tony Awards, as performed by the original cast members between 1971 and 1992
Playing Shakespeare by John Barton ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Barton guides members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in nine intensive acting workshops, demonstrating how the Company makes Shakespeare's classic plays accessible to modern audiences without compromising the text's integrity
Lady Jane by Trevor Nunn ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In 1553, England's idle rich were anything but idle. With the blessing of the royal family, they plundered the riches of the church, stole the finest farmlands, and generally took all the best things the country had to offer. A cousin to the infamous Henry VIII, Lady Jane Grey disapproved of the way her fellow nobles behaved, and disagreed with their religious beliefs. But as a sheltered 16-year-old, there wasn't much she could do about it. Then, through a strange turn of events, Lady Jane Grey was crowned Queen Jane, ruler of all England. Based on the true story of the girl who found herself Queen of England for nine days at age 16"--Container
Surviving Picasso by James Ivory ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and German and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anthony Hopkins give a no-holds-barred performance as the ledgendary artist Pable Picasso. The world knew his passion for canvas, color, metal and ceramics, but little was known about his other passion--women. Told from the viewpoint of his longtime mistress and mother of his children
Country matters ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adaptations of short stories by A.E. Coppard and H.E. Bates. Set against the English countryside during the post-World War I period. Reveals the timeless and constant qualities of the British landscape and its people
William Shakespeare's Henry VIII by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Henry VIII foils a plot by the scheming Cardinal Wolsey, rejects his twenty-year marriage to Katharine of Aragon, and falls in love with Anne Boleyn
The Henrik Ibsen collection ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This collection includes adaptations of Henrik Ibsen's work and features performances from lauded actors such as Anthony Hopkins and Charles Dance
The dramatic works of William Shakespeare ( Visual )
in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dramatization of five of Shakespeare's tragic plays, featuring some of Britain's most distinguished actors and directors
Who killed Cock Robin? by Midsomer murders [Television program] ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Plans for a wedding in Newton Magna are interrupted when the best man's father is found murdered
Simisola ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member 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
Pride and prejudice by Jane Austen ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jane Lapotaire reads one of the greatest of all English novels, a finely etched satire about the scatterbrained Mrs. Bennett whose aim in life is to see her five daughters married. Meet Jane Austen's rich and varied characters: the proud Mr. Darcy; the pompous parson; Mr. Collins, who seeks the most advantageous match for himself; good-humored Mr. Bingley; and, of course the two eldest Bennett daughters, Jane and Elizabeth
The Maltese falcon by Dashiell Hammett ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Sam Spade's partner Archie is shot dead while working on a case the private detective feels obliged to find the killer. In his search for the murderer and for the statue of incalculable value, the Maltese Falcon, Sam runs mortal risks as he comes closer to the answer. What he finds nearly destroys him
Preparing to perform Shakespeare ( )
7 editions published between 1979 and 1988 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Members of the Royal Shakespeare Company present a workshop before a television studio audience to demonstrate how they rehearse and learn to perform Shakespeare's plays. In this masterclass on Shakespeare, director John Barton works on a scene from Troilus and Cressida ; Ian McKellen describes the thoughts and ideas that run through an actor's mind as he prepares fro a major soliloquy ; Patrick Stewart contrasts two different performances of Enobarbus' speech from Anthony and Cleopatra
Attachment ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces the concept of attachment between parents and children, and shows some contemporary research in the area of attachment. Examines the relationship between day care and the development of attachment
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hannah Gordon is the narrator with Amanda Root as Fanny Price, Jane Lapotaire as Mrs. Norris and Michael Williams as Sir Thomas Bertram in this full-cast BBC Radio 4 dramatisation of Jane Austen's perceptive study of middle class morals and mores in the nineteenth century
The Sonnets of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Analyses 15 sonnets. Explains the sonnets as poems and as a sequence of poems, as well as Shakespeare, his world, and our theories about it. Each sonnet is performed, analyzed, then read again with new insight
Shakespeare stories by Jane McCulloch ( )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Readings of the stories of Shakespeare's best-known plays by London acclaimed actors. Includes instrumental interludes
 
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English (209)
German (2)
Spanish (1)
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