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Sutton, Shaun

Overview
Works: 200 works in 1,149 publications in 2 languages and 18,780 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Television plays  Film adaptations  History  Historical television programs  Televised performances  Television programs  Comedy films 
Roles: Producer, Author, Production personnel, pmn, Director, Restager
Classifications: PR3093, 822.33
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Shaun Sutton
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

84 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,761 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 )

73 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

76 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roger Daltrey, lead singer of the rock band "The Who" described studying Shakespeare in school as "like having a tooth pulled." As star of Shakespeare's shortest play, he makes the viewer's experience far more pleasurable. In a perfect plot for the screen, twin sons whose servants are also twins must find their father before sundown, or he will be executed. Costuming, directions and, of course, music, are beautifully handled. --from website
Titus Andronicus by William Shakespeare( Visual )

55 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,312 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 )

55 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire directed against intellectual pride. 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. At the news of the King of France's death the ladies depart, refusing to marry until their suitors undergo a year's probation
The tragedy of Coriolanus by William Shakespeare( Visual )

57 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 1,182 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
Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare( Visual )

61 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 1,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Claudio and Hero are engaged, but the jealous Don John tries to thwart the wedding by denouncing Hero as unchaste. Meanwhile, Beatrice and Benedick, who scorn each other, become betrothed as a result of the schemes of their friends
The merry wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare( Visual )

64 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir John Falstaff, knowing that Mrs. Ford and Mrs. Page control the money in their respective households, decides to seduce them, but they learn of his scheme and resolve to make a fool of him. A comic series of disguises and misadventures follows
Cymbeline by William Shakespeare( Visual )

66 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,163 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 two gentlemen of Verona by William Shakespeare( Visual )

57 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,085 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
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 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The only one of Shakespeare's histories for which he used a dramatic source without working directly from the chronicles themselves. Concerns the rivalry between the wicked King and Faulconbridge, who would become champion of England
The tragedy of Richard III by Jane Howell( Visual )

39 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

45 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and held by 932 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 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In New Hampshire in 1777, Dick Dudgeon's father dies. Called back home to the unhappy family he revolted against years ago, Dick finds he's been named heir, much to the horror of his religious mother. To complicate matters, the British have arrived
Richard III by William Shakespeare( Visual )

26 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents William Shakespeare's play about Richard of Gloucester, a self-proclaimed villain, who usurps the crown from King Edward IV
The Henrik Ibsen collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 276 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 )

39 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 250 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 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Julie by August Strindberg( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 122 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 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Shakespeare's play about Richard of Gloucester, a self-proclaimed villain, who usurps the crown from King Edward IV
 
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Shaun Sutton British television director

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