WorldCat Identities

Johns, Stratford

Overview
Works: 67 works in 175 publications in 2 languages and 3,888 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television programs  Television mini-series  History  Television adaptations  Historical television programs  Biographical television programs  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Television series 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Stratford Johns
 
Most widely held works by Stratford Johns
I, Claudius by Robert Graves( Visual )

11 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and held by 1,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the lives of several early Roman emperors, showing ruthless ambition, shocking debauchery and murderous intrigue. Bearing witness to the saga is Claudius, whose stutter and limp have marked him a fool, yet whom prophecies have foretold will one day rule Rome
The beggar's opera by John Gay( Visual )

51 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ballad opera set among London's 18th century criminal classes, full of satirical jibes about corruption in high places. Created specially for television, this Beggar's Opera captures the characters of London low-life thrived on thieving, lechery and deceit. The music for this production has been arranged from the eighteenth-century folksongs of the original (selected by Johann Christoph Pepusch) by baroque specialists Jeremy Barlow and John Eliot Gardiner, who conducts The English Baroque Soloists, performing on authentic period instruments
Great expectations by Charles Dickens( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the gloom of a country graveyard, a young boy encounters an escaped convict, a chance meeting that years later leads the boy to tragedy, mystery and wealth
The lair of the white worm( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Lair of the White Worm tells the story of a woman who worships a pagan god, the White Worm. When a party of unsuspecting people visit her castle, she works her unique charms on one of the guests to use her as a sacrifice to the snake!
The strange case of the end of civilisation as we know it( Visual )

4 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unlike his grandfather, a descendant of Sherlock Holmes succeeds only in bungling every job he organizes. He plans to capture Moriarty before he gains control of the world. From then on nothing goes right
I, Claudius by Robert Graves( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Robert Graves' version of the times of the Roman Empire from Augustus to Claudius told through the dying Claudius as he sets down the history of his family
I, Claudius by Robert Graves( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Robert Graves' version of the times of the Roman Empire from Augustus to Claudius told through the dying Claudius as he sets down the history of his family. The story starts before Claudius' birth with Augustus' rule and his wife's attempt to have her son inherit the throne. The story leaves off with blackmail and murder to get her exiled son onto the throne when Augustus dies
I, Claudius by Robert Graves( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Robert Graves' version of the times of the Roman Empire from Augustus to Claudius told through the dying Claudius as he sets down the history of his family
I, Claudius by Robert Graves( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Robert Graves' version of the times of the Roman Empire from Augustus to Claudius told through the dying Claudius as he sets down the history of his family
Scrooge : original cast recording by Leslie Bricusse( Recording )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Salome's last dance( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and Italian and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a candle-lit Victorian brothel, Oscar Wilde sips champagne as beautiul young prostitutes enact his latest play "Salome", banned from London because of its erotic depravity. The play unfolds into a lacivious story of unparalleled sensuality as Salome, the child temptress, performs her seductive Dance of the Seven Veils in exchange for the ruin of John the Baptist. As life begins to imitate art, the film becomes a cryptic mirror of the eccentric life of its author
I, Claudius by Robert Graves( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Robert Graves' version of the times of the Roman Empire from Augustus to Claudius told through the dying Claudius as he sets down the history of his family. The story concludes with Claudius marrying a corrupt woman who dreams only of power. Claudius dies knowing that Nero will be Rome's last monarch. The documentary that follows reveals the story of the ill-fated 1937 screen version of I, Claudius that was doomed from the beginning. Includes interviews with the surviving cast members
The Charles Dickens collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six movies based on Charles Dickens novels
Great expectations by Charles Dickens( Visual )

12 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orphaned at a young age, Philip Pirrip, or "Pip" is raised by his harsh sister and her likable husband. Later, he meets the eccentric Miss Havisham and is smitten by the beautiful but utterly spoiled Estella. Pip takes on her materialistic values, and when he comes into wealth from a mysterious source he embarks upon a frivolous life
Cromwell by Kenneth Robert Hughes( Recording )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gumphlumph by Stratford Johns( Book )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plank by Hattie Jacques( Visual )

2 editions published between 1967 and 2005 in Undetermined and English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The comic misadventures of two builders as they transport a replacement plank across London
I, Claudius( Visual )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rated one of the "100 Best TV Shows of All Time" by Time magazine, this epic BBC series spans the history of the Roman Empire from Augustus through Claudius, a stuttering scholar who learns early to play the fool and stay alive. Based on the novels by Robert Graves, it stars Derek Jacobi (The King's Speech, Cadfael) in a career-defining role. Si ̨Phillips (The Age of Innocence) is "exquisitely wicked" (Los Angeles Times) as the lethal Livia, wife to Augustus (Brian Blessed, Hamlet), while John Hurt (The Elephant Man) is "decadence personified" (USA Today) as the depraved Caligula, whose reign of terror paves the way for Claudius's ascension
The beggars's opera a ballad opera in three acts by John Christopher Pepusch( Visual )

2 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in Undetermined and English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George & Mildred : the movie by Peter Frazer Jones( Visual )

3 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mildred decides that she and George will celebrate their wedding anniversary in style at a posh London hotel. But on arrival, George is mistaken for a vicious hit man by a shady business tycoon who wants his rival eliminated. Meanwhile Mildred remains in blissful ignorace throughout the ensuing havoc. The comedy chaos sees both George and Mildred winning and losing fortunes in the casino, being wooed by gangsters and molls and caught in a dramatic car chase back to Hampton Wick.--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Johns, Alan Edgard Stradford 1925-2002

Johns Alan Stratford

Johns, Alan Stratford 1925-2002

Jones, Stratford

Jones, Stratford 1925-2002

Stratford Johns acteur britannique

Stratford Johns actor

Stratford Johns britischer Schauspieler

Stratford Johns Brits acteur

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Languages
English (115)

Italian (1)

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The beggar's operaGreat expectationsThe lair of the white wormSalome's last danceThe Charles Dickens collectionGreat expectations