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Gwillim, David

Overview
Works: 68 works in 284 publications in 1 language and 5,223 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Television plays  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film and video adaptations  Juvenile works  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PR2812.A23, 822.33
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Most widely held works by David Gwillim
The life of Henry the Fifth by William Shakespeare( Visual )
35 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young King Henry of England asserts a hereditary claim to the throne of France, gathering an army and embarking on a course that will lead to one of England's greatest battlefield triumphs and forever change the face of Europe. Follows King Henry V as he unites his people, deals justly with traitors, leads his soldiers to victory, and ensures peace by marrying a French princess
The first part of King Henry the Fourth with the life and death of Henry surnamed Hotspur by William Shakespeare( Visual )
23 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After the murder of Richard II, Henry assumes the throne, and is immediately confronted with rebellion by Owen Glendower, Douglas of Scotland, Northumberland and his son Hotspur. The play also treats the moral development of the king's son Hal (later Henry V) as he appears to waste his youth in London taverns in the company of the irresponsible Sir John Falstaff
Henry V by British Broadcasting Corporation( Visual )
21 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in English and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The third of Shakespeare's plays portraying the emergence of England's most admired national hero, Henry V. He unites his people as he embarks on the invasion of France, deals justly with traitors, tirelessly leads his soldiers to victory and ensures future peace by his marriage to the Princess of France. Shakespeare examines these qualities that make a successful ruler and shows the prince in terms of isolation and responsibility that his success entails
The second part of King Henry the Fourth containing his death and the coronation of King Henry the Fifth by William Shakespeare( Visual )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's play that portrays the colorful panorama of Medieval English life. The revolt against Henry is finally crushed and the king broods over the uncertain future of his son. Henry IV dies, Falstaff is banished, and Prince Hal is crowned Henry V
Henry IV, part I by William Shakespeare( Visual )
32 editions published between 1979 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's play entitled King Henry IV, Part one
The Second part of King Henry the Fourth containing his death, and the coronation of King Henry the Fift [sic] by William Shakespeare( Visual )
22 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's play entitled Henry IV, Part II
Henry IV by William Shakespeare( Visual )
20 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Part II. A panorama of Medieval English life. The passage of time brings the older generations closer to the grave, and the young closer to leadership. The play ends with the death of Henry IV, banishment of Falstaff and the coronation of Prince Hal as Henry V
Henry IV by William Shakespeare( Visual )
15 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dramatization of William Shakespeare's historical play. Upon the murder of Richard II, Henry assumes the throne, and is immediately confronted with rebellion by Owen Glendower, Douglas of Scotland, Northumberland and his son Hotspur. The play also treats the moral development of the king's son Hal (later Henry V)
The dramatic works of William Shakespeare ( Visual )
in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dramatization of five of Shakespeare's historic plays, featuring some of Britain's most distinguished theatrical talent
Henry IV ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1979 and 2001 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
King Henry, now in failing health and still embroiled in war, sends his second son Prince John of Lancaster to the battle. Prince John tricks and defeats the enemy while his older son, the Prince of Wales, is summoned away from Falstaff and his tavern circle to the king's bedside where he assumes the throne upon the death of the king
The island at the top of the world ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A rich Englishman enlists three comrades to find his missing son. Danger, romance and intrigue await the travelers on their relentless search for the youth, who is lost on a mysterious, time-forgotten island, inhabited by Vikings. The British explorers are threatened by erupting volcanoes, molten lava and crushing snow slides as they are pursued by Arctic Vikings
Henry IV, Part II by William Shakespeare( Visual )
17 editions published between 1979 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
King Henry, now in failing health and still embroiled in war, sends his second son Prince John of Lancaster to the battle. Prince John tricks and defeats the enemy while his older son, the Prince of Wales, is summoned away from Falstaff and his tavern circle to the king's bedside where he assumes the throne upon the death of the king
The chronicle history of King Henry the Fift [sic] by William Shakespeare( Visual )
10 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
England's most admired hero, Henry V unites his people, invades France, deals with traitors and cements the peace by marrying the Princess of France. Examines the qualities that make a successful ruler and show also the isolation and responsibility that leadership entails
Henry IV by William Shakespeare( Visual )
5 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Against a background of Civil War, Prince Hal, the heir to the throne, appears to waste his youth irresponsibly among the low life of the London taverns, in the company of the self-indulgent, treacherous, irresponsible Sir John Falstaff. The boisterous comedy of the tavern scenes and the political tensions between the King and the rebels lead to the Battle of Shrewsbury, at which the Prince redeems himself
Improve your speech by David Gwillim( )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents easy exercises and helpful hints on how best to use your voice and tidy up your speech, giving you confidence and helping you to make the best impression possible--whether at work or when socializing. It is aimed primarily at those who have British English as their first language, but it is also useful for those with English as their second language
Improve your speech by David Gwillim( )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
More useful tips to help achieve a more professional level of speech. In 'Improve Your Speech - British English Level 2' we'll build on the techniques you learned in Improve Your Speech - British English level 1. In Improve Your Speech - British English Level 2 we will help to take you even further, giving you helpful hints on how best to use your voice and tidy up your speech. You will discover the difference between 'doing a Dracula' and 'talking Chutney'
This earth, this realm, this England ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Has any single person shaped English more than William Shakespeare? This program uses unparalleled access to some of the greatest English texts, including the first English dictionary and a rare first folio of Shakespeare's plays, to illustrate the great Bard's influence. John Barton, honorary associate director of the Royal Shakespeare Company, discusses the sound and accessibility of Shakespeare's words. His impact is also examined in the larger context of Elizabethan England and the Renaissance."--Website
Speaking proper ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This menu-driven DVD follows English through the 18th and 19th centuries, from attempts at reforming and standardizing the tongue in the Age of Reason to the soaring verse of Romanticism and the verbal prudishness of the Victorian era. Linguistic milestones are highlighted by original editions of critical texts, including Newton's Opticks, Samuel Johnson's Dictionary of the English Language, Thomas Sheridan's British Education, and George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion. Other key figures discussed include Jonathan Swift, Robert Burns, Jane Austen, And William Wordsworth."--Container
Henry IV, part 2 by William Shakespeare( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's play entitled King Henry IV
Many tongues called English ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
" ... explores how America's rise as an economic power made it the driving force behind the spread of English in the 20th century. A world tour illustrates how English has mixed with other languages - from "Franglais" in France to "Singlish" in Singapore - and how the dollar's power, coupled with the lure of consumerism, has made English the international trade language. Bringing it full circle, host Melvyn Bragg returns to the British Isles to survey English as it is spoken now, measuring the influence of American slang and vocabulary from other languages."--Videodisc container
 
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