WorldCat Identities

Suzman, Janet

Works: 210 works in 575 publications in 5 languages and 9,162 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Domestic fiction  History  Historical films  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery television programs  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Narrator, Host, Director, Speaker, Editor, Singer
Classifications: PS1017, 813.4
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Janet Suzman
Nicholas and Alexandra by Robert K Massie( Visual )

33 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over the years Tsar Nicholas cannot satisfy the needs of the people or prevent Russia's entry into World War I, and the Empress falls under the spell of the evil monk, Rasputin
The draughtsman's contract by Peter Greenaway( Visual )

73 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Neville, a young draughtsman, is persuaded to accept a very strange commission: 12 drawings of a country estate in exchange for money and sexual favours. This simple arrangement soon spirals out of control and Mr. Neville finds himself as the prime suspect in a bizarre murder mystery
The singing detective by Jon Amiel( Visual )

29 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Incapacitated both physically and emotionally and trapped in his hospital bed, detective novel writer Philip Marlow escapes into his imagination, plotting out a murder tale in which he is both a big-band singer and a private eye
A dry white season by Euzhan Palcy( Visual )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teacher Ben du Toit sees himself as a caring and just person. When his gardener's son is beaten up by police at a demonstration by black children, he sees that society is built on a foundation of prejudice
Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare( Visual )

17 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A presentation of the play by William Shakespeare
Othello by William Shakespeare( Visual )

18 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and German and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of Shakespeare's tragedy in which Iago plots to ruin Othello by planting the seeds of jealousy in his mind
Midsomer murders( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. The made-to-measure murders: Barnaby and Jones investigate the murder of a widow on her way to confession as well as the death of her husband two years before. The sword of Guillaume: While visiting Brighton on business, DCI Barnaby partners with his cousin, Brighton's DCI John Barnaby, to investigate a local murder. Blood on the saddle: A dispute over property lines turns a Wild West show into a crime scene. The silent land: Barnaby and Jones investigate a librarian obsessed with the March Magna cemetery found dead on top of a grave
The Ruth Rendell mysteries by Ruth Rendell( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This six tales of suspense examines the jealous, betrayals, and resentments that lead to tragedy
The Anton Chekhov collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of plays by Chekhov originally produced for television by the BBC
Acting with Shakespeare : three comedies by Janet Suzman( Book )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hildegard by James Runcie( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hildegard of Bingen was one of the most remarkable women of the Middle Ages--an abbess and woman of God, a visionary, naturalist, playwright, mystic, political moralist and composer. Yet, despite her outpouring of religious creativity, her visions were called into question, and she was put on trial by the Church in 1148. This is the story of the events leading up to that trial and of the trial itself
Janet Suzman on acting in Shakespearean comedy( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Janet Suzman explains the fine points of acting in Shakespearean comedy through discussion and examples
Lord Mountbatten( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member 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
Inspector Morse( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Avril Steppings is permanently brain damaged after a minor operation. When the doctor who runs the clinic that treated Avril is murdered, Inspector Morse has an immediate suspect, Avril's father
Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe( Recording )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abandoned at birth and threatened with a life in service, Defoe's young heroine sets her heart on independence. One fatal seduction and five husbands later, she resorts to a life of self-supporting crime. Moll Flanders follows this indestructible heroine to the depths of eighteenth century England's corruption
The free state : a South African response to Chekhov's The cherry orchard by Janet Suzman( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This powerful version of Chekhov's famous drama reflects the South African phenomenon of the 1990s. With the hindsight of the new millennium we can look back and see that the miracle did happen. The new order did take over from the old. The fruitless cherry orchard was chopped down. The old men who couldn't move with the times have been left behind and forgotten. Chekhov's great pre-revolutionary drama, dreaming of youthful energy replacing the worn-out inertia of a dying world, lends itself vividly to this new setting in post-revolutionary South Africa
Little women by Louisa May Alcott( Recording )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In picturesque nineteenth-century New England, tomboyish Jo, beautiful Meg, fragile Beth, and romantic Amy come of age while their father is off to war
Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the plot, characters, and historical background of the Shakespeare play. Suggested level: secondary
Not Hamlet : meditations on the frail position of women in drama by Janet Suzman( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nuns on the run( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and French and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brian Hope and Charlie McManus are a pair of two-bit hoods who decide to go straight, because they are repulsed by the increasing reliance on guns and violence in their line of work. In thrall to vicious gangster Case Casey, the duo determine that their next job will be their last. When a large amount of money is extracted from a gang of Hong Kong drug dealers and it falls into the laps of Brian and Charlie, the two take off with the loot, with the Chinese Triad and Casey in relentless pursuit. When their car runs out of gas in front of a convent, Brian and Charlie run inside and disguise themselves as two nuns. Inside the convent, Brian and Charlie pass themselves off as nuns from a different order, assigned to the convent before leaving the country on missionary work. As the two men enjoy their undercover work with a collection of nubile nuns and coeds, the bad guys close in on them
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Audience level: 0.30 (from 0.15 for Midsomer m ... to 1.00 for Othello, P ...)

A dry white season
Alternative Names
Janet Suzman actrice

Janet Suzman attrice sudafricana

Janet Suzman South Africa actress

Janet Suzman südafrikanische Schauspielerin

Janet Suzman Zuid-Afrikaans acteur

Janet Suzman Zuid-Afrikaans actrice

Сазман, Джанет

ג'נט סוזמן

جانيت سوزمان

جنت سوزمن بازیگر و کارگردان اهل آفریقای جنوبی



Acting with Shakespeare : three comediesJanet Suzman on acting in Shakespearean comedyLord MountbattenMoll FlandersThe free state : a South African response to Chekhov's The cherry orchardLittle womenAntony and Cleopatra