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Jayston, Michael 1935-

Overview
Works: 311 works in 1,145 publications in 3 languages and 17,203 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Fiction  Televised plays  Television programs  Made-for-TV movies  Television mini-series  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Spy films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Other
Classifications: PR6062.E33, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Michael Jayston
 
Most widely held works by Michael Jayston
Tinker tailor soldier spy by John Le Carré( Visual )

13 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and held by 1,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"No doubt remains, a mole has infiltrated the Circus, code name for the British Secret Intelligence Service. It can only be one of four men operating at the very highest level. Sidelined agent George Smiley is covertly tapped to root out the mole, a task that requires a painstaking dig through the double-blind world of Cold War espionage and his own past."--Container
Nicholas and Alexandra by Franklin J Schaffner( Visual )

37 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over the years Tsar Nicholas cannot satisfy the needs of the people or prevent Russia's entry into World War I, and the Empress falls under the spell of the evil monk, Rasputin
Foyle's war by Anthony Horowitz( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Casualties of war: While investigating gambling and sabotage, Foyle takes in his troubled goddaughter and her severely traumatized son, who refuses to speak
William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Visual )

19 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in English and held by 656 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
A certain justice by P. D James( Recording )

18 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When lawyer Venetia Aldridge defends a man for murder, the case appears open and shut. But when Aldridge is found dead in her office, Dalgliesh and his team must make sense of events
Harold Pinter's The homecoming by Harold Pinter( Visual )

4 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deals with an all-bachelor family in North London disrupted by the return of the eldest son and his wife from America
Tinker, tailor, soldier, spy by John Le Carré( Recording )

16 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a spy story in which an experienced agent of British intelligence is given the task of discovering the identity of a Russian double agent
Cromwell by Ken Hughes( Visual )

3 editions published between 1970 and 2003 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

17th century Britain was a hotbed of revolution, treachery and court intrigue. Oliver Cromwell, the fiery ambitious commoner took on the monarchy and changed the course of Western civilization. He and King Charles I fought for absolute rule
Jules Verne's 20,000 leagues under the sea by Walt Disney( Visual )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mysterious monster is terrorizing the Atlantic Ocean and famous marine biologist Professor Aronnax is summoned to investigate. Accompanied by his daughter Sophie, the two trail the monstrous creature -- only to discover that the beast is actually a futuristic submarine captained by the eccentric Captain Nemo
The constant gardener : [a novel] by John Le Carré( Recording )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman is murdered in northern Kenya and her African lover has vanished. Her husband sets out on a personal odyssey in pursuit of the killers and their motive
Zulu dawn( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This story recounts the defeat of the British forces at the hands of a 25,000 strong and relentlessly determined Zulu army in 1879
Jane Eyre by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jane Eyre becomes a governess and escapes the harsh conditions of Lowood Institution where she was both orphaned student and teacher. She grows fond of her new employer, the taciturn Mr. Rochester, but her hopes of happiness are jeopardised by a terrible secret
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A powerful story of kingship achieved through betrayal, deceit and murder, Macbeth is one of Shakespeare's most accessible plays. Macbeth's ascent to the throne is paralleled by his moral downfall--each action that takes him higher brings him closer to his doom
A murder of quality by John Le Carré( Recording )

18 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unabridged reading by Michael Jayston of John le Carré's second Smiley novel. George Smiley is one of the most brilliantly realised characters in British fiction. Bespectacled, tubby, eternally middle-aged and deceptively ordinary, he has a mind like a steel trap and is said to possess "the cunning of Satan and the conscience of a virgin". This novel, set in the early 1960s, sees him investigating a murder in a public school
Unnatural causes by P. D James( Recording )

16 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The peaceful village of Monksmere had been Superintendent Adam Dalgliesh's retreat from the daily routine of Scotland Yard. Now a man has been murdered and the village reveals its concealed lies and hatreds
She fell among thieves( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While on a Pyrenees vacation in 1922, upright English gentleman Richard Chandos encounters the villainous Vanity Fair. Mistress of the turreted Chateau Jezreel and leader of a motley band of criminals, she will inherit millions if she can force her stepdaughter to marry. Pitting his wits against this formidalbe adversary, Chandos determines to rescue the beautiful young woman. But Vanity Fair keeps one step ahead of him, a trick forever up her sleeve and murder in her heart
The looking glass war by John Le Carré( Recording )

16 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There is no terror so consistent, so elusive, as that which haunts a spy in a strange country. The world into which Avery had been launched had contributed to a state of constant anxiety. He moved through the crowd like a hunted man in search of rest and food
The honourable schoolboy by John Le Carré( Recording )

14 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Smiley has become chief of the battered British Secret Service. The betrayals of a Soviet double agent have riddled the spy network, and Smiley wants revenge. He chooses his weapon: Jerry Westerby, the "honourable schoolboy," a passionate lover and seasoned, reckless secret agent. Westerby is pointed east, to Hong Kong. So begins the terrifying game
Call for the dead by John Le Carré( Recording )

17 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Smiley had liked Samuel Fennan, and now Fennan was dead from an apparent suicide. But why? Fennan, a Foreign Office man, had been under investigation for alleged Communist Party activities, but Smiley had made it clear that the investigation--little more than a routine security check--was over and that the file on Fennan could be closed. The very next day, Fennan was found dead with a note by his body saying his career was finished and he couldn't go on. Smiley was puzzled
The Edwardians( Visual )

4 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Edwardian period, beginning with Edward VII's ascent to the throne in 1901 and ending with World War I, was an era of rapid industrialization, pioneering artistic and literary achievements, and great social and political upheaval. It is filled with captivating characters who left their mark upon British society and the world at large. This 8-part BBC series profiles the movers and the shakers who exemplify the era's progressive spirit as well as its colorful eccentricities.--Container
 
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Jayson, Michael 1935-

Jayston, Michael 1936-

Michael Jayston acteur britannique

Michael Jayston attore inglese

Michael Jayston Brits acteur

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