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Brill, Clive

Overview
Works: 96 works in 354 publications in 1 language and 18,124 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Tragedies (Drama)  Radio adaptations  Audio adaptations  Radio plays  Radio programs  Comedy plays 
Roles: Director, Other
Classifications: PR2823, 822.33
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Clive Brill
William Shakespeare's Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Recording )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 936 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 755 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 686 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 Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Recording )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Audio Partners Publishing and Arkangel Productions present a fully-dramatized production of Shakespeare's Macbeth: a dark, grim tragedy set in Scotland that revolves around sinister couple Macbeth and Lady Macbeth
William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Recording )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caesar returns from a triumphant battle to Rome, despite warning along the way, only to fall into the assassination plot set by Brutus, Cassius, and Casca
William Shakespeare's A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Recording )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 573 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 )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 540 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. While he sets about transforming Kate from foul-tempered termagant to loving wife, young Lucentio and his clever servant Tranio plot to win Bianca. The result is a sparkling comedy of self-delusion and disguise, set in the context of a play within a play"--Container
William Shakespeare's King Lear by William Shakespeare( Recording )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 485 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 )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 465 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 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rebellion still simmers in England and King Henry's health is failing. Prince Hal has proved his courage but the king still fears that his son's pleasure-loving nature will bring the realm to ruin. Meanwhile Falstaff and his ribald companions waste the nights in revelry, anticipating the moment when Hal will ascend the throne
William Shakespeare's Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare( Recording )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 457 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
William Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare( Recording )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 417 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 Twelfth night by William Shakespeare( Recording )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
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 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The young and virtuous physician's daughter Helena desperately loves Count Bertram, but he regards her as beneath his notice"--Container
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 406 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 )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 390 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 )

7 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 378 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 OthelloWilliam Shakespeare's Romeo & JulietWilliam Shakespeare's MacbethWilliam Shakespeare's Julius CaesarWilliam Shakespeare's A midsummer night's dreamWilliam Shakespeare's The taming of the shrewWilliam Shakespeare's King LearWilliam Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice