WorldCat Identities

Haigh, Kenneth 1929-

Overview
Works: 69 works in 167 publications in 3 languages and 3,960 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Historical films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Television plays  Horror television programs  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Singer, Costume designer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 822.33
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kenneth Haigh
Cleopatra by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

15 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epic saga of legendary Queen Cleopatra VII of Egypt, and her attempt to stabilize her power and gain control of the Roman Empire. When Caesar visits Egypt, Cleopatra gains control by ousting her brother with his help. She marries Caesar, and bears him the son fate had previously denied him. Joining him in Rome--to ensure that the boy takes his rightful place after his father--her plans are thwarted when Caesar is assassinated and she must flee. Years later Marc Antony, proconsul of the eastern half of the empire, seeks an alliance with Egypt to impede Octavian's quest to become Emperor. Cleopatra and Antony become lovers and form a military alliance, but are forced to retreat after losing a major naval battle at Actium. Avoiding capture and disgrace, they take their own lives
Troilus & Cressida by William Shakespeare( Visual )

7 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Shakespeare's play about two lovers who mock love
The twilight zone( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often having a wicked sense of humor and filled with unexpected twists
Robin and Marian by Richard Lester( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The legend of Robin Hood continues many years after the fight for the poor people of Nottingham. Robin and Little John return from the Crusades under the command of Richard the Lionheart. When Richard is accidentally slain, the mad King John assumes the throne and Robin regroups the members of his old Sherwood Forest band. He rescues Marian and their old flame is rekindled."
King John by William Shakespeare( Recording )

16 editions published between 1964 and 1979 in 3 languages and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical drama in which three aspects of kingship are presented: a sovereign whose very title is suspect, his youthful rival (Arthur) whose better claim is made the pawn of scheming politicians, and a bastard nephew (Philip) who is compelled to exercise the kingly burden that the king himself cannot sustain
Coriolanus by William Shakespeare( Recording )

10 editions published between 1962 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ambitious Roman general loses his chance to rule because he is too proud to ingratiate himself to the mob
Inspector Morse( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romance threatens the well-ordered life of Inspector Morse when he is attracted to a female cleric whilst investigating the suspicious death of a young woman deacon. A strong candidate to become the first female chaplain of St. Saviour's College in Oxford, the victim had a vociferous group of supporters. But could the strong feelings surrounding the campaign have developed into murder?
The Theban plays( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bearer of an almost unspeakable, immutable fate, Oedipus yet feels himself a man chosen--that is, favored--by the gods. Now an old man, blind and outcast, Oedipus wanders through Greece guided by his daughter Antigone until he comes to Colonus, where he knows he will die. This second play of the Oedipus saga finds Oedipus railing against the indignities of old age, possibly reflecting the authors own sentiments, as Sophocles was nearly 90 at the time of its composition
Oedipus at Colonus by Sophocles( Visual )

11 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the second of the three Theban plays by Sophocles in a contemporary translation that remains true to the text, setting the plays in the past yet not the distant past and dispensing with the masks. This second segment of the trilogy recounts the final days of the blind Oedipus in which he rails against the indignities of old age
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Recording )

8 editions published between 1961 and 1989 in English and Spanish and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Shakespeare play in which two lovers are destroyed by the hatred of their families for one another
The best of friends( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best of Friends: In 1924, George Bernard Shaw was introduced to Dame Laurentia McLachlan, a Benedictine nun at the Stanbrook Abbey in Worcestershire, England. Along with their mutual friend, Sydney Cockerell, director of Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge, the trio enjoyed twenty-five years of letters, literary debate and laughter. (82 min.) Eagle in a cage: A school-teacher-turned-governor of a small island finds greatness thrust upon him when that island, St. Helena, becomes a place of exile for Napoleon. (88 min.)
Joseph L. Mankiewicz' Cleopatra( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of this epic-spectacle; its opulence and sweeping grandeur have never been more glorious. Elizabeth Taylor stars as Cleopatra, the glamorous and cunning queen of Egypt. To secure her hold on power, she seduces the rulers of Rome, only to meet her match in Marc Antony, played by Richard Burton. Their passionate romance could decide the fate of the world's greatest empires
Inspector Morse( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector Morse is a melancholy, enigmatic and romantic man who never uses his first name and who finds solace in real ale, classical music and difficult crosswords. Together with his able Sergeant Lewis, Morse uses his condierable intellect and passion for the truth and justice to investigate death and murder in the English university town of Oxford. (Second time around) The murder of a retired police commissioner and the theft of a chapter of his memoirs seem linked to a child's killing eighteen years earlier. (Fat chance) Morse is attracted to a female cleric while investigating the suspicious death of a woman deacon, a strong candidate to become the first female chaplain of St. Saviour's College. (Who killed Harry Field?) Harry Field was an artist, a raconteur, a drinker, and not averse to forging the odd painting. His mysterious death leads Morse to discover that perhaps Harry was not the loveable rogue he appeared to be
The best of friends ; Eagle in a cage( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1924, George Bernard Shaw was introduced to Dame Laurentia McLachlan, a Benedictine nun at the Stanbrook Abbey in Worcestershire, England. Along with their mutual friend, Sydney Cockerell, director of Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge, the trio enjoyed twenty-five years of letters, literary debate and laughter. Relive their vigorous discussions on everything from the existence of God, to the finer points of tango dancing. Eagle in a cage: A school-teacher-turned-governor of a small island finds greatness thrust upon him when that island, St. Helena, becomes a place of exile for Napoleon
A small town in Germany by John Le Carré( )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You're not to disturb, annoy or offend. They're walking on a knife edge out there, anything could tilt the balance.' Missing: one junior diplomat and 43 of the British Embassy's most confidential files. The timing is alarmingly significant: with neo-Nazi riots and radical student demonstrations, the threat to Germany's security is all too apparent. Britain's own Alan Turner is sent in, with instructions to tread carefully at all costs
Maggie May : original London cast by Lionel Bart( Recording )

4 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maggie May tells the story of the legendary prostitute's love affair with the ex-sailor and wildcat strike leader Pat Casey, set agianst a background of industrial unrest in Liverpool's dockland
Alfred Hitchcock presents( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Alfred Hitchcock's critically acclaimed television series, this trio of uncut, unedited shockers incorporate all the thrilling twists and unexpected turns that made the series famous. The macabre stories of murder-most-delicious, mistaken identity, and avenging spirits, are each given the appropriate Hitchock treatment
Eagle in a cage( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This period piece covers the time of Napoleon Bonaparte and his exile to the isle of St. Helena. This story is presented to you through the aspect of his jailer Lord Sissal (John Gielgud), a school teacher turned island governor. The governor struggles with the fame and notoriety associated with being the man responsible for maintaining the imprisonment of the former French emperor
Yevtushenko, a poet's journey( Visual )

3 editions published between 1969 and 1983 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program contains biographical highlights of Yevtushenko's life and includes excerpts from his poetry readings
Maggie May by Lionel Bart( Recording )

4 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maggie May tells the story of the legendary prostitute's love affair with the ex-sailor and wildcat strike leader Pat Casey, set agianst a background of industrial unrest in Liverpool's dockland
 
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Alternative Names
Haigh, Kenneth, 1930-

Haigh, Kenneth, 1931-

Languages
English (103)

Spanish (1)

Chinese (1)