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Sutton, Shaun

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Most widely held works by Shaun Sutton
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

85 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Driven by ambition and an unscrupulous wife, Macbeth murders the King of Scotland and claims the throne for himself. Haunted by ghosts and vexed by witches, he and his wife descend into the depths of madness and paranoia as they crumble beneath the weight of their crimes
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

67 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of William Shakespeare's play in which tragedy occurs when an old king divides his kingdom between his daughters
The comedy of errors by William Shakespeare( Visual )

75 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roger Daltrey, lead singer of the band "The Who," stars in Shakespeare's shortest play, a farce about two pairs of twins involved in an elaborate series of mistaken identities, word for words as written by William Shakespeare
Titus Andronicus by William Shakespeare( Visual )

58 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Shakespeare's tragedy set in Roman times dealing with the revenge of Titus Andronicus for the atrocities committed against his family by Tamora, the captive queen of the Goths, and her faction
Love's labour's lost by William Shakespeare( Visual )

59 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire directed against intellectual pride and pedantry. The King of Navarre and three of his lords vow to spend three years in study and not to see any women. But when the Princess of France arrives with her three ladies, the men break their vow and fall in love with them
Richard III by William Shakespeare( Visual )

53 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's play about Richard of Gloucester, a self-proclaimed villain who usurps the crown. Through family machinations, political marriages and military coups, this play portrays the tumultuous reign of King Edward IV and the ascension of Richard to the throne, an intricate period in English history
The merry wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare( Visual )

68 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Falstaff attempts to recoup his fortunes by seducing two respectable wives of affluent Windsor husbands
Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare( Visual )

50 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 1,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first of Shakespeare's three great romantic comedies. The sparring wit of the confirmed bachelor, Benedick and the haughty lady Beatrice seems to delight audiences through the ages
The tragedy of Coriolanus by William Shakespeare( Visual )

56 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 1,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last of Shakespeare's tragedies, in which Coriolanus, a strong and cruel soldier, brings about his own downfall through the flaws in his character
Cymbeline by William Shakespeare( Visual )

60 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Cymbeline's evil second queen forces the king to banish his daughter Imogen's husband, Posthumus. While the queen tries to force Imogen to marry her own son, Posthumus flees to Rome. There he is tricked into believing Imogen has been unfaithful. Imogen disguises herself as a boy and flees the court
The life & death of King John by William Shakespeare( Visual )

53 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's play about the weak and despicable King John, who tries to fend off the royal claims of Arthur, Duke of Brittany, who is supported by the King of France. In spite of the support of Faulconbridge, John alienates the English nobility and runs afoul of the Pope. In the end he is poisoned and his son Henry III becomes King
The two gentlemen of Verona by William Shakespeare( Visual )

52 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Close friends Valentine and Proteus become rivals for the hand of Silvia, daughter of the Duke of Milan, who has promised her to the foolish coward Thurio. Proteus has Valentine banished, but Silvia escapes to the forest to join him. Proteus follows, with Julia who dotes on him. After a confrontation, the Duke eventually allows Valentine and Silvia to wed, and Proteus marries Julia
Pericles, Prince of Tyre by William Shakespeare( Visual )

49 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Prince of Tyre is pursued by the vengeance of King Antiochus because he discovered the monarch's incestuous relationship with his daughter. Fleeing from place to place, Pericles is shipwrecked, courts, and marries Thaisa. Their child, Marina, raised by friends when Thaisa is believed to have died, is kidnapped by pirates and sold into a brothel before Thaisa is discovered alive and the family is joyfully reunited
The devil's disciple by David Jones( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An early comedy by George Bernard Shaw set in New England during the American War of Independence. Dick Dudgeon is mistaken by a British officer for the rebel Pastor Anderson. He is about to be hanged when the real Pastor arrives to save him
The Henrik Ibsen collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 277 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 third part of Henry the Sixt by William Shakespeare( Visual )

33 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Henry VI trilogy concludes with the Yorks winning the battle of St. Albans, and thus forcing Henry from the throne. Margaret, however, captures and taunts York before having him killed. She is captured herself and forced to watch her son killed by the Yorkists. Richard, Duke of Gloucester, reveals, at the end, his plan to murder Henry VI
The largest theatre in the world : thirty years of television drama by Shaun Sutton( Book )

7 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Julie by August Strindberg( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The revelry of servants celebrating Midsummer's Eve contrasts with a neurotic noblewoman's anguish and self-denial following her all-too-brief romantic interlude with her coachman, who seduced her
Richard III by William Shakespeare( Visual )

5 editions published between 1982 and 2000 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Shakespeare's play about Richard of Gloucester, a self-proclaimed villain, who usurps the crown from King Edward IV
Queen's champion by Shaun Sutton( Book )

3 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen-year-old Roger is forced to put his vow to protect the Queen to the test when he is accused of plotting to kill the Queen and he must track down the real conspirators
 
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Shaun Sutton British television director

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