WorldCat Identities

Wood, Peter 1927-

Overview
Works: 83 works in 286 publications in 3 languages and 5,838 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Television adaptations  Musical films  Radio plays  Filmed operas  Televised operas  Television mini-series  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Director, Performer, Producer, Conductor
Classifications: PR5818, 822.33
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Most widely held works by Peter Wood
As you like it by William Shakespeare( Recording )

28 editions published between 1962 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

29 editions published between 1960 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's play "King Richard II" performed by a cast of about 25 artists
William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Recording )

16 editions published between 1962 and 2000 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the earliest of Shakespeare's three comedies
Pygmalion by Bernard Shaw( Recording )

15 editions published between 1971 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Cockney flower girl is transformed into a charming woman of the world by a professor of phonetics
Gilbert & Sullivan's The gondoliers, or The king of Barataria( Visual )

2 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Italy, this comic opera is a tale of temporarily thwarted love, disguises, confusion and jealousy
Will Shakespeare by John Mortimer( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 367 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
Henry the Fourth, part one by William Shakespeare( Recording )

22 editions published between 1964 and 1972 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While King Henry's England is threatened by rebellion, the king's scapegrace son Hall haunts the taverns of London, his companions crew of rouges and thieves led by the dissolute knight, Sir John Falstaff. The Earl of Northumberland and his fiery son Hotspur scheme to overthrow the crown. Can Hal be brought to a snnse of his duty as Prince of Wales?
The importance of being Earnest by Oscar Wilde( Recording )

9 editions published between 1968 and 1991 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two wealthy young batchelors have problems with their marriage prospects in this comedy of manners set in Victorian England
Long day's journey into night by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )

6 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television adaptation of the National Theatre's stage production of Eugene O'Neill's drama, with the original cast
Henry the Fourth, part two by William Shakespeare( Recording )

14 editions published between 1964 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Ian McKellen, Corin Redgrave and Derek Jacobi perform Shakespeare's historic play about Prince Hal's journey toward kingship, and his ultimate rejection of Falstaff
The tempest by William Shakespeare( Recording )

10 editions published between 1963 and 1995 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Prospero and Miranda after they are set adrift and wind up on an enchanted island
William Shakespeare's Love's labor's lost by William Shakespeare( Recording )

7 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 236 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
The master builder by Henrik Ibsen( Recording )

4 editions published in 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Measure for measure by William Shakespeare( Recording )

8 editions published between 1960 and 1996 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cassette recording of the complete play in five acts
Henry the Fourth by William Shakespeare( Recording )

3 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Entführung aus dem Serail by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in German and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Constanze, a young Spanish noblewoman, and her friends have been cpatured by pirates and sold as slaves to Pasha Selim, a Spaniard who was born a Christian, but who has become a Muslim. When Constanze's beloved, Belmonte, discovers her fate, he launches a plan to rescue her. Eventually, the Pasha frees the prisoners and all ends happily
The winter's tale by William Shakespeare( Recording )

6 editions published between 1960 and 1995 in English and held by 95 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 )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 76 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
Henry the Fourth by William Shakespeare( Recording )

2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gondoliers by Arthur Sullivan( Visual )

2 editions published between 1982 and 1994 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A duke of Spain arrives in Venice with his family to reclaim the husband of his daughter married by proxy as an infant. But, his daughter loves another
 
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Alternative Names
Peter Wood Brits toneelregisseur (1927-2016)

Peter Wood (diretor)

Languages
English (177)

German (4)

Spanish (1)

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William Shakespeare's The Merchant of VenicePygmalionWill ShakespeareHenry the Fourth, part oneThe importance of being EarnestThe tempestMeasure for measureThe winter's tale