WorldCat Identities

Wood, Peter 1927-

Overview
Works: 94 works in 367 publications in 3 languages and 5,827 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Radio plays  Musical films  Live sound recordings  Television adaptations  Televised operas  Romance fiction  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Director, Performer, Producer, Conductor
Classifications: PR5818, 822.33
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Peter Wood
As you like it by William Shakespeare( Recording )

27 editions published between 1962 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The play is about an idyllic romance, full of happy love and an optimistic philosophy of simple goodness.--
Henry the Fourth by William Shakespeare( Recording )

27 editions published between 1964 and 1972 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Recording )

31 editions published between 1957 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the earliest of Shakespeare's three comedies
King Richard II by William Shakespeare( Recording )

30 editions published between 1960 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's play "King Richard II" performed by a cast of about 25 artists
Pygmalion by Bernard Shaw( Recording )

16 editions published between 1971 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 405 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 )

5 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and held by 369 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
The importance of being Earnest by Oscar Wilde( Recording )

15 editions published between 1968 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An audio version of the three-act play
Gilbert & Sullivan's The gondoliers, or The king of Barataria( Visual )

2 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Italy, this comic opera is a tale of temporarily thwarted love, disguises, confusion and jealousy
Henry the Fourth, part two by William Shakespeare( Recording )

19 editions published between 1964 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Tempest by William Shakespeare( Recording )

20 editions published between 1963 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Last play written by Shakespeare in 1611 and concerns the characters Prospero, Miranda, Antonio, Alonso, Gonzolo, Ferdinand and Ariel. The original source of the play is now lost but presumed to be of Italian origin. Prospero's speech was taken from a passage in Arthur Goldings's translation (1565-67) of Ovid's metamorphoses
Long day's journey into night by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )

5 editions published between 1973 and 2003 in English and held by 253 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 hie eldest son, Jamie, is a drunk. Jamie is envious of the writing talent of his younger brother, Edmund. These four haunted lives are about to clash
William Shakespeare's Love's labor's lost by William Shakespeare( Recording )

11 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The young King of Navarre and three of his courtiers have vowed to lock themselves away for three years of study and fasting, and to forswear the company of women for this period. No sooner is their vow made than it is tested, however, as the Princess of France and three of her ladies arrive in Navarre on a diplomatic mission. The young men fall instantly and hopelessly in love, and the tension between their vow and their passion forms the subject of this charming and sparkling early comedy
Measure for measure by William Shakespeare( Recording )

14 editions published between 1960 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young woman is offered the choice of saving a man's life at the price of her own chastity, what should she do?
The master builder by Henrik Ibsen( Recording )

6 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 158 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
Die Entführung aus dem Serail by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

4 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in German and held by 115 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
The winter's tale by William Shakespeare( Recording )

11 editions published between 1960 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 97 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
William Shakespeare, his life and times( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 67 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
Long day's journey into night by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )

5 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in English and held by 66 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
The gondoliers by Arthur Sullivan( Visual )

3 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With only 2 heart-throb gondoliers and 24 prospective brides, there should be a problem, but no, Giussepe and Marco will let fate chose their mates. And one of them may be the King of nearby Barataria, but which one? They rule the palace in tandem, until all is resolved with typical Gilbertian ingenuity
The double dealer( Visual )

3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On the eve of their wedding, Cynthia and Mellefont prepare for the celebration in the house of Mellefont's uncle, Lord Touchwood. Meanwhile, Mellefont's aunt and Mellefont's villainous 'friend' Maskwell scheme to separate the two"--Www.insight-media.com
 
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Alternative Names
Peter Wood Brits toneelregisseur (1927-2016)

Peter Wood (diretor)

Peter Wood English theatre and film director

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Languages
English (231)

German (4)

Spanish (2)

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Henry the FourthThe merchant of VenicePygmalionWill ShakespeareThe importance of being EarnestThe TempestMeasure for measureThe winter's tale