Johnson, Celia 1908-1982
Most widely held works about Celia Johnson
Most widely held works by Celia Johnson
Romeo & Juliet ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and held by 1,276 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's tragedy about two teenagers who fall in love, encounter opposition from their feuding families, and take their own lives.
Noel Coward's Brief encounter ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1945 and 2010 in English and held by 1,142 libraries worldwide
Trevor Howard and Celia Johnson star as middle-class suburbanites whose casual friendship evolves into a passionate yearning for each other. But as their affections grow stronger, they must face a difficult decision that will affect both of their lives forever.
All's well that ends well ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 1,118 libraries worldwide
William Shakespeare's comedy about Helena, the new wife of Count Bertram, who resorts to chicanery to win the respect and affection of her husband.
Othello by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
25 editions published between 1960 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 783 libraries worldwide
A full cast recording of Shakespeare's play which pits love, honesty and innocence against the overwhelming power of flattery and deception.
The prime of Miss Jean Brodie ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1969 and 2004 in English and held by 685 libraries worldwide
A teacher in a 1920's Scottish girls' school captivates her students with her fascist ideals and free-thinking attitude.
The importance of being earnest by Oscar Wilde ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1953 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 410 libraries worldwide
A witty comedy.
The captain's paradise ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1953 and 2005 in English and held by 345 libraries worldwide
Sir Alec Guinness is Henry St. James, captain of an international ferry boat who has discovered the secret to the perfect double life: in Gibraltar he has a British housewife, while in Tangier his second wife is a hotblooded Spanish vixen. When the Captain becomes careless with anniversary gifts, he must see if he can not only outwit two betrayed wives, but survive a very serious firing squad.
The master builder by Henrik Ibsen ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1964 and 1978 in 3 languages and held by 326 libraries worldwide
Pride and prejudice by Jane Austen ( Recording )
13 editions published between 1979 and 1986 in English and held by 268 libraries worldwide
Verwikkelingen rond de pogingen van een 19e eeuwse Engelse moeder om haar vijf dochters uit te huwelijken.
Staying on ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1981 and 2003 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
Retired Indian army colonel Tusker Smalley and his wife, Lucy, made the decision to stay on in India after the British withdrew in 1947. They have since resided peacefully in a bungalow annex of the run-down Smith Hotel. But their peace is about to be disturbed by the hotel owner whose plans for the hotel - and thier bungalow - will permanently change one corner of India that has remained forever England.
The Caedmon short story collection ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
In which we serve ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1942 and 2009 in English and held by 216 libraries worldwide
The survivors of the sinking of HMS Torrin, a British destroyer, remember the ship's war-time career. Based on HMS Kelly and her captain, Lord Louis Mountbatten.
Mrs. Dalloway To the lighthouse by Virginia Woolf ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1958 and 1977 in 3 languages and held by 173 libraries worldwide
The garden party Bliss by Katherine Mansfield ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
Hamlet by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
This outstanding historical recording made in 1941 for radio is widely regarded as one of the finest Hamlet performances ever, and one of John Gielgud's greatest moments. Though he went on to record it for commercial release, nothing matched this recording in the BBC studios, made before the days of editing.
Major Barbara by Bernard Shaw ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Carol Reed's production A kid for two farthings ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Joe is a young boy who lives in the poor section of London. He becomes convinced that through the mythical powers of a unicorn, he can grant the wishes of his mother and friends. Joe searches endlessly and finally discovers his unicorn - which turns out to be a goat with a misshapen horn.
This happy breed ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1947 and 2006 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
Portrait of an English family and their struggle to maintain a stable life in the period between the two World Wars. Entertainment for those who put faith in human heart.
The lamp-post marauders by Celia Johnson ( Book )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
A Kid for two farthings ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1954 and 1990 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
A boy in London buys a little goat and thinks it is a wish-fulfilling unicorn. Delightful vignettes of human nature.
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