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Brill, Clive

Overview
Works: 101 works in 393 publications in 1 language and 18,089 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Tragedies (Drama)  Fiction  Radio adaptations  Audio adaptations  Comedy plays  Radio programs  Radio plays 
Roles: Director, Other
Classifications: PR2823, 822.33
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Most widely held works by Clive Brill
William Shakespeare's Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Recording )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Distressed by his father's death and his mother's over-hasty remarriage, Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, is faced by a spectre from beyond the grave bearing a grim message of murder and revenge"--Container
William Shakespeare's Othello by William Shakespeare( Recording )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Othello, a Moorish general in the service of Venice, has married Desdemona, beautiful daughter of a Venetian Senator. But Iago, Othello's malignant ensign, is determined to destroy their happiness"--Container
William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare( Recording )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The noble Veronese houses of Montague and Capulet are locked in a bitter feud. When Romeo, a Montague, and Juliet, a Capulet, fall in love they are swept up in a series of violent events and cruel twists of fortune"--Container
William Shakespeare's As you like it by William Shakespeare( Recording )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Rosalind, daughter of the deposed Duke Senior, is exiled from the court by her wicked uncle. Disguising herself as a young man and accompanied by her cousin Celia and their loyal fool Touchstone, she takes refuge in the Forest of Arden. In the forest Rosalind meets young Orlando with whom she is in love, but her male disguise complicates matters, expecially when Rosalind finds she has unwittingly attracted the shepherdess Phebe."--Container
William Shakespeare's Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Recording )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Macbeth, driven by ambition and an unscrupulous wife, murders the King of Scotland and claims the throne for himself and begins a violent reign of terror. Haunted by ghosts and vexed by witches, he and his wife descend into the depths of madness and paranoia
William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Recording )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tragedie over de moord op de Romeinse veldheer en staatsman
William Shakespeare's A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Recording )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fully-dramatized production of Shakespeare's popular romantic comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream: the story of Athenian lovers Lysander and Hermia, who elope in secrecy when Hermia's father demands that she wed Demetrius. Unbeknownst to Lysander and Hermia, however, a jealous Demetrius chases the elopers into an enchanted forest, while Hermia's best friend Helena, who ravenously loves Demetrius, follows in pursuit
William Shakespeare's The taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( Recording )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Padua holds many suitors for the hand of fair Bianca, but Bianca may not be married until her spinster sister Kate is wed. Could any man be rash enough to take Kate on? The witty adventurer Petruchio undertakes the task
William Shakespeare's King Lear by William Shakespeare( Recording )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Lear of Britain, has three daughters: the hard-hearted Goneril and Regan and the good and gentle Cordelia. Wishing to ease himself of the burden of rule, he determines to divide his kingdom between them, giving the largest share to she who can say she loves him the best. Lear's tragic lack of judgement and self-knowledge is paralleled by the blindness of the loyal Gloucester who is persuaded to reject his virtuous son Edgar in favor of the villainous Edmund. This shattering drama of isolation and loss is one of the greatest tragedies in world literature
William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Recording )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Shakespear's most controversial play, the opposing values of justice and mercy must be resolved. Antonio promises money to help his friend Bassanio woo Portia. He borrows the sum needed from the cruel Shylock, but there will be a dreadful penalty if the loan is not repaid."--Container
William Shakespeare's Henry IV by William Shakespeare( Recording )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hendrik IV ondervindt nog wroeging van de moord op zijn voorganger Richard II. Ook maakt hij zich al zorgen over de toekomst van de troon, hij twijfelt aan de kwaliteiten van zijn zoon die hem moet opvolgen en heeft te maken met rebellie
William Shakespeare's Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare( Recording )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Young Claudio has fallen for the lovely heiress Hero. The path to the altar seems smooth, until the evil Don John decides to intervene"--Container
William Shakespeare's Twelfth night by William Shakespeare( Recording )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Twelfth night is a riotous comedy of hopelessly unrequited passions and mistaken identity. Duke Orsino is in love with the noblewoman Olivia. She, however, has fallen for his servant Cesario, who is actually Viola, a woman disguised as a man, who loves Orsino: confusion is rife. Meanwhile, Olivia's arrogant steward Malvolio is cruelly tricked by her uncle Sir Toby Belch, his friend Sir Andrew Aguecheek and the maidservant Maria into believing his mistress loves him"--Container
William Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare( Recording )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mark Antony, one of the three rulers of the Roman World, has beome the thrall of the fascinating Cleopatra. Affairs of state call him to Rome, but the attractions of the Queen of Egypt prove impossible to resist"--Container
William Shakespeare's All's well that ends well by William Shakespeare( Recording )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helena, physician's daughter, cures the deathly ill King of France and receives Count Bertram as her reluctant husband as reward. Helena devises a plan to win her husband's favor and to expose Parolles as a sham
William Shakespeare's Henry V by William Shakespeare( Recording )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry decides to invade France where he thinks he has a claim to the throne. At Agincourt he leads his army into battle against the powerful French forces and, against all the odds, wins a famous victory
William Shakespeare's The comedy of errors by William Shakespeare( Recording )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Young Antipholus of Syracuse is searching the world for his identical twin brother, separated from him at birth. With him is his servant Dromio, who lost his twin brother at the same time. The pair arrive in Ephesus where, unbeknownst to them, their twins are living"--Container
William Shakespeare's The merry wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare( Recording )

7 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The dissolute Sir John Falstaff plans to seduce Mistress Ford and Mistress Page, two "Merry WIves of Windsor," thereby gaining access to their husbands' wealth."--Container
William Shakespeare's Richard III by William Shakespeare( Recording )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Shakespeare's play about Richard of Gloucester, a self-proclaimed villain who through family mechinations, political marriages and military coups, usurps the crown from King Edward IV
William Shakespeare's Henry VIII by William Shakespeare( Recording )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Shakespeare's story of political intrigue and betrayal in 16th century England centering around King Henry VIII, his divorce from Queen Katharine and subsequent marriage to Anne Bolyn
 
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William Shakespeare's Hamlet
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William Shakespeare's OthelloWilliam Shakespeare's Romeo & JulietWilliam Shakespeare's As you like itWilliam Shakespeare's MacbethWilliam Shakespeare's Julius CaesarWilliam Shakespeare's A midsummer night's dreamWilliam Shakespeare's The taming of the shrewWilliam Shakespeare's King Lear