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Wood, Peter 1925-2016

Overview
Works: 110 works in 407 publications in 4 languages and 6,207 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Radio plays  Romance fiction  Television adaptations  Musical films  Televised operas  Television mini-series  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Director, Performer, Producer, Film editor, Author
Classifications: PR5818, 822.33
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Most widely held works about Peter Wood
 
Most widely held works by Peter Wood
As you like it by William Shakespeare( Recording )

29 editions published between 1962 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The play is about an idyllic romance, full of happy love and an optimistic philosophy of simple goodness
The tempest by William Shakespeare( Recording )

22 editions published between 1963 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Prospero and Miranda after they are set adrift and wind up on an enchanted island
Henry the Fourth by William Shakespeare( Recording )

29 editions published between 1964 and 1972 in 3 languages and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Between them, the dissolute, roguish realist Falstaff and the rebellious idealist Hotspur begin to teach the young Prince Hal to be king
William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Recording )

32 editions published between 1957 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bassanio, with the help of merchant, Antonio, borrows money from Shylock, a wealthy jew, in order to woo Portia. Shylock loans the money on the condition that a pound of Antonio's flesh will be due, in a court of law, upon default. Portia disguises herself as a lawyer and foils Shylock's ability to exact retribution from Bassanio for failing to repay the debt
King Richard II by William Shakespeare( Recording )

30 editions published between 1960 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical play about the tragic dynastic struggle between Richard II and Henry Bolingboke (later Henry IV)
Pygmalion by Bernard Shaw( Recording )

17 editions published between 1971 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Cockney flower girl's metamorphosis into a lady has a lot to say about class, money, freedom, and women's independence
Will Shakespeare by John Mortimer( Visual )

6 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in the sixteenth century, Will Shakespeare begins with the lesser known story of Shakespeare's humble beginnings and youthful obscurity in Avon. As he struggles to survive as a playwright, Shakespeare faces mulitple hardships, including the black plague and various personal tragedies, but defeats all obstacles to achieve unprecedented success in London."--Container
Gilbert & Sullivan's The gondoliers, or The king of Barataria( Visual )

2 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Italy, this comic opera is a tale of temporarily thwarted love, disguises, confusion and jealousy
The importance of being Earnest by Oscar Wilde( Recording )

15 editions published between 1968 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This comedy of manners focuses on Jack and Algernon, two young men in love with girls both determinded to marry someone named Ernest
Henry the Fourth, part two by William Shakespeare( Recording )

22 editions published between 1964 and 1975 in 4 languages and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A darker sequel wherein Prince Hal inherits the throne and proves he has developed wisdom by repudiating the old rascal Falstaff
Measure for measure by William Shakespeare( Recording )

15 editions published between 1960 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is one of the Shakespeare's so-called black comedies. It poses certain questions not usually found in comedy and anwsers them in a merry and profound way
Long day's journey into night by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )

5 editions published between 1973 and 2003 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts a day in the life of a family deteriorating from alcoholism, drug addiction, and imminent death. Ageing actor James Tyrone has abandoned all hope of being a great performer and has settled for being a hack. His bitter wife, Mary, has slipped into morphine addiction, while his eldest son, Jamie, is a drunk. Jamie is envious of the writing talent of his sickly younger brother, Edmund. These four haunted lives are about to clash
William Shakespeare's Love's labor's lost by William Shakespeare( Recording )

12 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The young King of Navarre and three of his courtiers have vowed to lock themselves for three years of study and fasting, and to forswear the company of women for this period. No sooner is their vow made that is is tested, however, as the Princess of France and three of her ladies arrive in Navarre on a diplomatic mission
The winter's tale by William Shakespeare( Recording )

13 editions published between 1960 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the last of Shakespeare's plays, this play is a high fantasy, a tale, or "tragi-comedy" to be told by the fire
The master builder by Henrik Ibsen( Recording )

6 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The play of young Solness, an architect, his aspirations, and his fear of the younger generation. Solness, born with "great and generous instincts" becomes imprisoned in the hard shell of his own selfishness and his jealous fear lest his success and position slip from him
And Their Ghosts May Be Heard( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1893, leaving workers' strikes, a bitter depression and unemployment behind, a group of more than 200 Australian workers set sail for Paraguay, South America under the charismatic leadership of trade unionist William Lane. Their dream was to set up a utopian society, to be run along true communist lines and Australian principles of mateship and equality. Through interviews with the descendants of those first settlers And Their Ghosts May Be Heard tells the story of how that dream floundered and ultimately failed. It also explores the strong Australian identity that has been passed down through the generations and follows the journey of the youngest grandson Peter Wood, who has returned to live in the land of his forefathers
Die Entführung aus dem Serail( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in German and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the lovers Konstanze and Belmonte, the two servants Blonde and Pedrillo, the pasha Bassa and the mean warden Osmin, was brought to life by the music of Mozart
Long day's journey into night by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )

5 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts a day in the life of a family deteriorating from alcoholism, drug addiction, and imminent death. Aging actor James Tyrone has abandoned all hope of being a great performer and has settled for being a hack. His bitter wife, Mary, has slipped into morphine addiction, while his eldest son, Jamie, is a drunk. Jamie is envious of the writing talent of his sickly younger brother, Edmund. These four haunted lives are about to clash
William Shakespeare, his life and times( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spanning the sixteen controversial and dark years of Shakespeare's life in London, this unique six-part series interweaves quintessential understandings with hypothetical events of the life and times of William Shakespeare
Here's looking at you, Warner Bros.( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of Warner Brothers from 1904 to 1990, including clips and commentary about modern and classic Warner Bros. films, with bloopers, screen tests, etc
 
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Will Shakespeare
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The tempestHenry the FourthWilliam Shakespeare's The Merchant of VenicePygmalionWill ShakespeareThe importance of being EarnestMeasure for measureThe winter's tale
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Peter Wood Brits toneelregisseur (1927-2016)

Peter Wood (diretor)

Peter Wood English theatre and film director

Wood, Peter, 1927-

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