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Blessed, Brian

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Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare( Visual )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 1,903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adapted from William Shakespeare, the film tells the story of two couples--confirmed bachelor Benedick and caustic Beatrice, and young Claudio and innocent Hero. Playful bickering defines one couple, whereas romance and betrayal describe the other
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 1,505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Prince Hal" has ascended to the throne of England. He proceeds to assert his hereditary claim to the throne of France, gathers an army and embarks on a course that will lead to one of England's greatest battlefield triumphs--the bloody Battle of Agincourt--and forever change the face of Europe. King Henry V unites his people, deals justly with traitors, leads his soldiers to victory, and in the end ensures the peace by marrying the French princess Katherine
I, Claudius by Robert Graves( Visual )

28 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and held by 1,490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the lives of several early Roman emperors, showing ruthless ambition, shocking debauchery and murderous intrigue. Bearing witness to the saga is Claudius, whose stutter and limp have marked him a fool, yet whom prophecies have foretold will one day rule Rome
The pirates! band of misfits by Peter Lord( Visual )

6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After years of humiliation and failed attempts to win the Pirate of the Year Award, Pirate Captain and his oddball crew go on a race to pillage the most booty. They soon cross paths with scientist Charles Darwin, who persuades the Captain that the crew's 'parrot,' Polly, could be the answer to the riches they are searching for
As you like it by Kenneth Branagh( Visual )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Witty, playful and utterly magical, the story is a compelling romantic adventure in which Rosaind and Orlandos celebrated courtship is played out against a background of political rivalry, banishment and exile in the Forest of Arden
Castle by David Macaulay( Visual )

5 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Castle combines colorful animation with live-action documentary sequences to tell the story of a 13th-century Welsh castle. Author David Macaulay, who wrote and illustrated the best-selling book of the same title, leads viewers on a castle tour, explaining its cultural and sociological significance and its architectural design. Detailed animation dramatizes the building of the castle and portrays the lifestyle of the early inhabitants
Man of La Mancha by Mitch Leigh( Visual )

3 editions published between 1972 and 2005 in English and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jailed during the Spanish Inquisition for offending the church, author Miguel de Cervantes is forced to act out one of his manuscripts for the entertainment of fellow inmates. Cervantes delivers a rapturous performance as the legendary Don Quixote, the chivalrous knight whose choice to see life as it should be, not as it is, takes him into battles with an imaginary foe and into romance with the beautiful Dulcinea
Star wars Lego( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heroes of the Rebel Alliance including heroic Luke Skywalker, swaggering Han Solo and steadfast Princess Leia have no time to celebrate their victory over the Empire as a new Imperial threat arises. But as Jedi-in-training Luke embarks on this next mission, he discovers that his celebrity status as a 'Death-Star-Blower-Upper' can be a double-edged lightsaber when he's constantly mobbed by crazed fans. So much for secret missions!
Catherine the Great( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays the life of Catherine, a provincial princess whose cunning and courage transformed her into one of history's most extraordinary monarchs
Pyramid by David Macaulay( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Egypt's "Old Kingdom" includes Egyptian kings, their courts, their heirs and their jealous queens. Drawings of the pyramids and their construction are coupled with an explanation of their purpose in Egyptian mythology
Blackadder remastered by Richard Curtis( Visual )

21 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during the really dark part of the Dark Ages, these episodes chronicle the wickedly funny misadventures of the terminally treacherous Edmund, Duke of Edinburgh (alias The Black Adder)
Alexander revisited the final cut by Oliver Stone( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Alexander the Great, who in 4th century BC conquered ninety percent of the known world of the time by defeating Greece, Persia, Afghanistan, and India in just eight years
Cats complete original Broadway cast recording : based on Old Possum's book of practical cats by T.S. Eliot by Andrew Lloyd Webber( Recording )

38 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the show that launched the blockbuster musical movement and played 18 years on Broadway. The unsurpassed original Broadway cast recording features the sensational Betty Buckley and her unforgettable rendition of the hit Memory
Tom Jones( Visual )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the rollicking adventures of Tom Jones as he romps across 18th century England, from bedrooms to rural inns to London's dangerous streets. Cast out from his home and forbidden his true love, Tom must overcome the charms of an older seductress and the sinister plot of a nefarious rival to win his lover's heart
The Trojan women by Michael Cacoyannis( Visual )

6 editions published between 1971 and 2004 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the Greek victory in the Trojan War, all the Trojan warriors and princes are slain and the women and children are left to be divided among the conquerors. Beautiful Cassandra is betrothed against her will and despite her vanishing sanity. Andromache discovers that her son is to be executed to end her royal bloodline. Helen desperately wields the arrogant beauty that leveled a city as she pleads for her life. In the end, it is the enduring dignity and unfaltering strength of Hecuba, widowed queen of Troy, that makes cowards of Troy's captors
The Joy of Bach( Visual )

12 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizations of scenes from Bach's life are interspersed with performances of his music
Flash Gordon by Mike Hodges( Visual )

10 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and Portuguese and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When energy waves pull the moon out of orbit, New York Jets quarterback Flash Gordon unwittingly finds himself heading for the planet Mongo, where, with the assistance from beautiful Dale Arden, he will take on Ming the Merciless and rescue humankind
I, Claudius : the complete series( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic tale of ambition, debauchery, and intrigue, the Emmy-winning BBC series is one of the most popular and acclaimed dramas in Masterpiece Theatre history. Based on the novels by Robert Graves, spanning the history of the Roman Empire from Augustus to Nero. Episodes include: A Touch of Murder, Waiting in the Wings, What Shall We Do About Claudius?, Poison is Queen, Some Justice, plus extended versions of episodes one and two, and bonus features
We're going on a bear hunt by Michael Rosen( Recording )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Story, music, games and activities based on the favourite children's book."
The House of Windsor from George to Kate( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The British royal family has long captivated people around the world. This intriguing documentary gathers archival footage and photographs from nearly a century of the House of Windsor's history, presenting a unique look at the pomp and pageantry that surround these fascinating figures. Highlights include the wedding of Charles and Diana (1981); Diana's funeral (1997); and the announcement of Prince William's engagement to Kate Middleton (2010)
 
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Alternative Names
Brian Blessed acteur britannique

Brian Blessed angielski aktor

Brian Blessed attore e doppiatore inglese

Brian Blessed britischer Schauspieler

Brianus Blessed

MR BRIAN BLESSED

Брайан Блессид

Брајан Блесед англиски глумец и комичар

בריאן בלסד שחקן בריטי

براين بليسد

برایان بلسد

브라이언 블레시드

ブライアン・ブレスド

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PyramidBlackadder remasteredAlexander revisited the final cutTom JonesWe're going on a bear huntThe dynamite kid