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Blessed, Brian

Works: 400 works in 856 publications in 3 languages and 21,797 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Children's films  Motion pictures  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Animated films  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Narrator, Director, ard, Singer, Author of introduction, nar, Interviewee, Costume designer, Speaker, Composer, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Brian Blessed
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Most widely held works by Brian Blessed
Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare( Visual )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 1,885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A military war has just ended, but the 'merry war' between Beatrice and Benedick rages on! Can their friends trick them into making love instead? For that matter can another couple's devotion survive the evil Don John's visious lies? The answers to these questions come as Shakespeare's classic story is brought to sexy, sunny life by acclaimed actor/director Kenneth Branagh"--container
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 1,484 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
The pirates! band of misfits by Peter Lord( Visual )

6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set sail for a fun filled voyage and hilarious pirate antics with the biggest Band of misfits on the seven seas! When the infamous Pirate Captain is shunned once again by rivals Black Bellamy and Cutlass Liz, he sets his sighs towin the coveted Pirate of the Year Award!..." --Container
I, Claudius by Robert Graves( Visual )

28 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and held by 1,400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Robert Graves' version of the times of the Roman Empire from Augustus to Claudius told through the dying Claudius as he sets down the history of his family
As you like it by Kenneth Branagh( Visual )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosalind is the daughter of banished Duke Senior and is being raised at the court of Duke Frederick, with her cousin Celia. She falls in love with a young man named Orlando, but she is banished by Duke Frederick, who threatens death if she comes near the court again. Celia goes with Rosalind. Disguised as the boy Ganymede, Rosalind enters the forest of Arden. Upon their arrival in the forest, they happen upon Orlando and his manservant, who are fleeing the wrath of Orlando's eldest brother. What follows is an elaborate scheme devised by the cross-dressing Rosalind to find out the verity of Orlando's supposed passion for her, and to further capture his heart, through the witty and mischievous façade of Ganymede
Castle by David Macaulay( Visual )

5 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colorful animation and live-action sequences tell the story of a fictional but historically accurate 13th century Welsh castle and depict the planning, habitation and siege of this fortress
Man of la mancha by Mitch Leigh( Visual )

4 editions published between 1972 and 2005 in English and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While in prison during the Spanish Inquisition, author Miguel de Cervantes tells his fellow prisoners of the adventures of the aging, eccentric Knight Don Quixote and his loyal companion Sancho Panza
Catherine the Great( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trapped in a loveless political marriage to the dissolute nephew of the ailing Russian Empress Elizabeth, young German princess Sophia Fredericka bides her time, chooses her lovers carefully and plots her path to the throne. Skillfully manipulating the Russian triumvirate of church, army and aristocracy, she adroitly rides the shifting currents of social change and unrest to become one of Russia's most unforgettable and beloved rulers, Catherine the Great
Star wars Lego( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 767 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!
Pyramid by David Macaulay( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore the process of building an ancient Egyptian pyramid and visit various historic sites and rare artifacts, including the mummy of Ramses II
Black Adder the complete collector's set by Richard Curtis( Visual )

19 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 499 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)
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 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alexander revisited the final cut by Oliver Stone( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 457 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
Tom Jones( Visual )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 450 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 )

5 editions published between 1971 and 2004 in English and held by 429 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 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and Portuguese and held by 365 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 348 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 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brave bear hunters go through grass, a river, mud, and other obstacles before the inevitable encounter with the bear forces a headlong retreat
The House of Windsor from George to Kate( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 316 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


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브라이언 블레시드


PyramidBlack Adder the complete collector's setAlexander revisited the final cutTom JonesWe're going on a bear huntQuest for the lost world