Most widely held works about Nicol Williamson
Most widely held works by Nicol Williamson
Macbeth ( Visual )
51 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,813 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.
Excalibur ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 1,028 libraries worldwide
The classic saga of King Arthur and those around him in the Court-- the knights, his Queen, and the wizard Merlin. Focuses on the rise of Christian civilization out of the Dark Ages.
Return to Oz ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and French and held by 660 libraries worldwide
Dorothy, back in Kansas, can't stop thinking about Oz. She believes that her friends have sent her a key. Auntie Em, worried for Dorothy's health, takes her to a famous doctor who works miracles with electricity. Dorothy escapes from the mental hospital. When she awakes, she and a chicken named Billina find themselves in Oz. Dorothy tries to find her old friends in the Emerald City, but learns that they have all been transformed by the Nome King. And the evil witch Mombie wants Dorothy's head. It's up to Dorothy, Billina, and their new friends, Tik-Tok, Jack Pumpkinhead, and a Gump-thing to defeat Mombie and the Nome King and restore the rightful ruler of Oz to her throne.
Robin and Marian ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1976 and 2002 in English and held by 389 libraries worldwide
The legend of Robin Hood continues when Robin and Little John return from the Crusades under the command of King Richard the Lionheart. But when Richard is accidentally slain, the mad King John assumes the throne and Robin regroups the members of his old Sherwood Forest band.
Shakespeare's Hamlet ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1964 and 2005 in English and held by 375 libraries worldwide
Hamlet is the young prince of Denmark whose father is murdered by his uncle Claudius in order to gain the throne. When the ghost of the old king tells Hamlet to kill Claudius, Hamlet is torn between the desire to avenge his father's death and his reluctance to shed blood. In the end tragedy destroys them all--including the lovely Ophelia, with whom Hamlet had once been romantically involved.
Excalibur ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 333 libraries worldwide
The legends of King Arthur live in the last great battle between magic and reality.
Mr. Toad's wild ride ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 326 libraries worldwide
A live action version based on Kenneth Grahame's classic tale about a Badger, Mole, and Rat.
Othello by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 314 libraries worldwide
Tragedy of the marriage of a noble Moor to a Venetian lady and the destruction of that marriage through jealousy.
Spawn ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 285 libraries worldwide
Spawn was once a man and now is a hell-spawn battling the forces of evil on Earth and in himself. Using his strange powers, he fights to uncover the truth about his identity and fulfill his destiny.
The advocate ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 279 libraries worldwide
Set in the 15th century, this is the story of a young lawyer-advocate whose quest for the simple life leads him to a position in a small rural village. Instead of the peaceful life, however, he finds more depravity and intrigue than in the city.
Mr. Toad's wild ride ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
Mr. Toad's mad mania for motorcars drives his dear friends Mole, Rat and Badger into a world of frenzy--especially when he barters the fabulous Toad Hall for a shiny red roadster and the conniving Weasals plan to turn it into a dog food factory.
The Duchess by Jude Deveraux ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 264 libraries worldwide
Engaged to a Duke in order to secure her inheritance, Claire Wiloughby finds herself attracted instead to the mysterious Trevelyan, from whom she learns some shocking secrets about her fiancee's family.
Hamlet ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1969 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 252 libraries worldwide
Presents a performance of Shakespeare's Hamlet with Nicol Williamson in the title role.
Shakespeare and his stage approaches to Hamlet ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1975 and 1988 in English and held by 242 libraries worldwide
Recreates the theatre of Shakespeare's day through the staging of scenes from Hamlet in an Elizabethan courtyard near Stratford, England. Contrasts styles of Shakespearean role playing with excerpts from performances by Laurence Olivier, John Gielgud, Nicol Williamson and John Barrymore. Includes views of landmarks in London, Stratford and Warwick which shaped Shakespeare's approach to theatrical practice.
Wrath of the lion by Jack Higgins ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 241 libraries worldwide
When the mission is capture or destroy, only a ruthless killer called The Butcher can get the job done.
Lord Mountbatten. The last viceroy ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
History comes alive in the classic story of Britain's difficult withdrawal from India, which was accomplished through the skill and determination of the thoroughly blue-blooded Lord Louis Mountbatten.
Black widow ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 217 libraries worldwide
A female FBI agent attempts to prove that a sultry beauty is also a serial murderer.
The cheap detective ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 214 libraries worldwide
Peter Falk plays a worldly, cynical gumshoe who takes on San Francisco, thugs, crooks, Nazis, femme fatales and the Golden Gate Bridge in this tribute to Bogie and the Hammett/Chandler school of hard-boiled detectives.
The dramatic works of William Shakespeare. Tragedy ( Visual )
in English and held by 197 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of five of Shakespeare's tragic plays, featuring some of Britain's most distinguished actors and directors.
Toll for the brave by Jack Higgins ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 196 libraries worldwide
Action and adventure films Adaptations Admirals Animals Arthurian romances Audiobooks Automobiles Comedy films Detective and mystery films Detective and mystery films Drama England Europe Feature films Feature films Fiction Fiction films Film adaptations Film and video adaptations Films Films for the hearing impaired Films--for the hearing impaired Good and evil Great Britain Hamlet (Shakespeare, William) History India Juvenile works Knights and knighthood Macbeth,--King of Scotland,--11th cent Maid Marian (Legendary character) Manners and customs Merlin (Legendary character) Mountbatten of Burma, Louis Mountbatten,--Earl,--1900-1979 Nightmares Oz (Imaginary place) Parody films Regicides Revenge Robin Hood (Legendary character) Scotland Serial murderers Shakespeare, William,--1564-1616 Talking books Television adaptations Television adaptations Television plays Television plays Viceroys Video recordings--for the hearing impaired
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