WorldCat Identities

Ayres, Rosalind

Works: 189 works in 639 publications in 1 language and 8,557 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Radio plays  Radio adaptations  Detective and mystery fiction  Made-for-TV movies  History  Audio adaptations  Short stories  Nature films 
Roles: Performer, Director, Narrator, Actor, Bibliographic antecedent, Other
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Rosalind Ayres
Private lives by Noel Coward( Recording )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humorous play about four mismatched lovers on the French Riviera
Great classic stories : [22 unabridged classics]( Recording )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reginald on house parties / Saki - The Sphinx without a secret / Oscar Wilde -- Tobermory / Saki -- On being idle / Jerome K. Jerome -- For better or worse / W.W. Jacobs -- The model millionaire / Oscar Wilde -- The garden of truth / E. Nesbit -- The cat that walked by himself / Rudyard Kipling -- The girl from Arles / Alphonse Daudet -- Mr. & Mrs. Dove / Katherine Mansfield -- Georgie Porgie / Rudyard Kipling -- Caterpillars / E.F. Benson -- Lost hearts / M.R. James -- Ship to Tarshish / John Buchan -- The tell-tale heart / Edgar Allan Poe -- The man of the night / Edgar Wallace -- Dr. Heidegger's experiment / Nathaniel Hawthorne -- B 24 / Arthur Conan Doyle -- Pat Hobby & Orson Welles / F. Scott Fitzgerald - Mad / Guy de Maupassant -- The black cat / Edgar Allan Poe -- The monkey's paw / W.W. Jacobs
A Caribbean mystery by Agatha Christie( Recording )

11 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of mysterious deaths on the Caribbean island where Miss Marple is vacationing brings to mind a snapshot of a murderer that one of the victims had earlier brought to her attention
A pocket full of rye by Agatha Christie( Recording )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The well-known mystery author presents one of her most famous sleuths, the inimitable Miss Marple, as she follows the trail of a murderer who seems to be very fond of nursery rhymes
Country matters by Hugh Thomson( Visual )

5 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptations of short stories by A.E. Coppard and H.E. Bates. Set against the English countryside during the post-World War I period. Reveals the timeless and constant qualities of the British landscape and its people
The cinder path by Catherine Cookson( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie is marred to the scandalous Victoria, but is in love with her sister Florence. Charlie goes off to war in search of redemption. On the front lines, he battles not only the enemy, but also the demons of self-doubt which have plagued him throughout his life. One day, Charlie witnesses a murder and must decide whether to protect his abusive father or tell the truth
Blithe spirit by Noel Coward( )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This classic comedy is set in the charming country home of Charles Condomine, a remarried widower. A witty and convivial evening party is transformed when a seance conjures the ghost of Elvira, Charles' first wife and she delights in wreaking havoc among the living."--Container
An ideal husband : a comedy by Oscar Wilde( Recording )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oscar Wilde explores the plight of a promising young politician's desperate attempt to hide a secret
Nemesis : a Miss Marple mystery by Agatha Christie( Recording )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sharp-witted spinster sleuth Miss Marple is saddened to hear of the death of Jason Rafiel. She is greatly surprised by a summons to the dead man's solicitor, where she receives a bizarre challenge in the form of a posthumous letter. According to Mr. Rafiel, a crime has been committed. But what crime, and who was involved?
A doll house by Henrik Ibsen( )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nora Helmer has everything a young housewife could want-- beautiful children, an adoring husband, and a bright future. But when a carelessly buried secret rises fromn the past, Nora's well-calibrated domestic ideal starts to crumble
The Great Barrier Reef by George Casey( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Viewers will experience not only the beauty of the reef, but will learn of its complex ecosystem, symbiotic relationships and the extreme fragility of its environment"--Container
The Code of the Woosters by P. G Wodehouse( )

21 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the best known of Wodehouse's Bertie and Jeeves series, Bertie is again rescued by Jeeves' last minute brainstrom
The doctor's dilemma by Bernard Shaw( Recording )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A well-respected physician is forced to choose whom he shall save: A bumbling friend or the ne'er-do-well artist husband of the woman he loves
The essential King James Bible : complete stories from the Old and New Testaments( Recording )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unabridged stories selected from the Bible (KJV)
The third man by Graham Greene( Recording )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sonewhere in shadowy post-war Vienna, where everyone has something to sell on the black market, lurks "the third man," who witnessed the murder of Harry Lime. The police don't care to investigate, but novelist Holly Martins is haunted by the death of his friend. He searches for the killer in this adaptation of the Graham Greene novel
A woman of no importance by Oscar Wilde( Recording )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Devilishly attractive Lord Illingworth is notorious for his skill as a seducer. But he is still invited to all the “best” houses while his female conquests must hide their shame in seclusion. In this devastating drawing - room comedy, Wilde uses his celebrated wit to expose English society?s narrow view of everything from sexual mores to Americans
Mary Stuart by Friedrich Schiller( )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth I is threatened by the survival of her Catholic cousin, Mary Stuart. Wrestling with her own conscience-- and Mary's popularity-- the Queen agonizes over the fate of her cousin amid fears for her own survival
The cherry orchard by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( Recording )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The cherry orchard, the masterful last play from Anton Chekhov, is a work of timeless, bittersweet beauty about the fading fortunes of an aristocratic Russian family and their struggle to maintain their status in a changing world. Alternately touching and farcical, this subtle, intelligent play stars the incomparable Marsha Mason."--Leaf A. Theatre Works, Audio Theatre Collection
The lion in winter : a drama by James Goldman( Recording )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A witty, eloquent battle of the sexes between King Henry II of England and the strong-willed Eleanor of Aquitaine
Tom Stoppard's The real thing by Tom Stoppard( Recording )

6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Henry may be the wittiest playwright of his generation, but hes hopelessly naive when it comes to understanding love and infidelity. Writing about betrayal is one thing, living with it is another. After Henry leaves his wife for another woman, hes confronted with being the cuckold himself. Both dazzlingly clever and emotionally naked, Henry's search for the real thing in art and love demonstrates beautifully why both are worth the effort in the end."--Leaf A. Theatre Works, Audio Theatre Collection
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Great classic stories : [22 unabridged classics]
Great classic stories : [22 unabridged classics]A Caribbean mysteryA pocket full of ryeThe cinder pathBlithe spiritAn ideal husband : a comedyNemesis : a Miss Marple mysteryThe Code of the Woosters
Alternative Names
Rosalind Ayres


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