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Giles, David 1926-2010

Overview
Works: 190 works in 1,021 publications in 4 languages and 15,214 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  History  Television mini-series  Television plays  Television programs  Romance films  Detective and mystery television programs  Historical television programs 
Roles: Director, Actor, Restager , Author, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 822.33
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Most widely held works by David Giles
King Richard the Second by William Shakespeare( Visual )

73 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's historical play about the dynastic struggle between Richard II and Henry Bolingbroke (later Henry IV)
Mansfield Park by Iain B MacDonald( Visual )

59 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fanny is an impoverished young woman, snubbed by society, who earns the respect and love of her cousin in this BBC mini-series adaptation of the Jane Austen classic set in 19th century England
The second part of King Henry the Fourth containing his death and the coronation of King Henry the Fifth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

42 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's play that portrays the colorful panorama of Medieval English life. The revolt against Henry is finally crushed and the king broods over the uncertain future of his son. Henry IV dies, Falstaff is banished, and Prince Hal is crowned Henry V
The life & death of King John by William Shakespeare( Visual )

58 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's play about the weak and despicable King John, who tries to fend off the royal claims of Arthur, Duke of Brittany, who is supported by the King of France. In spite of the support of Faulconbridge, John alienates the English nobility and runs afoul of the Pope. In the end he is poisoned and his son Henry III becomes King
Hetty Wainthropp investigates( Visual )

30 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Housewife turned gumshoe Hetty Wainthropp is back for another round of solving mysteries. Both steely and motherly, she takes no prisoners and puts on no airs, using her dowdy appearance to blend into her surroundings
The first part of King Henry the Fourth with the life and death of Henry surnamed Hotspur by William Shakespeare( Visual )

40 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the murder of Richard II, Henry assumes the throne, and is immediately confronted with rebellion by Owen Glendower, Douglas of Scotland, Northumberland and his son Hotspur. The play also treats the moral development of the king's son Hal (later Henry V) as he appears to waste his youth in London taverns in the company of the irresponsible Sir John Falstaff
The Barchester Chronicles by Anthony Trollope( Visual )

37 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cozy community of Barchester is rocked from its complacency when a crusade against the Church of England's practice of self-enrichment misfires
The life of Henry the Fifth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

32 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and held by 819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young King Henry of England asserts a hereditary claim to the throne of France, gathering an army and embarking on a course that will lead to one of England's greatest battlefield triumphs and forever change the face of Europe. Follows King Henry V as he unites his people, deals justly with traitors, leads his soldiers to victory, and ensures peace by marrying a French princess
Paradise road by Bruce Beresford( Visual )

20 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fact-based recounting of a group of women who are imprisoned on the island of Sumatra by the Japanese during World War II and used music as a relief to their misery
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Visual )

41 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The third of Shakespeare's plays portraying the emergence of England's most admired national hero, Henry V. He unites his people as he embarks on the invasion of France, deals justly with traitors, tirelessly leads his soldiers to victory and ensures future peace by his marriage to the Princess of France. Shakespeare examines these qualities that make a successful ruler and shows the prince in terms of isolation and responsibility that his success entails
The first Churchills( Visual )

16 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains parts 1-3 from The First Churchills
The Forsyte saga by John Galsworthy( Visual )

27 editions published between 1967 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

BBC television adaptation of John Galsworthy's work, chronicling nearly 50 turbulent years of a wealthy English family
The mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy( Visual )

28 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een landarbeider, die in het 19e eeuwse Engeland is opgeklommen tot graanhandelaar en burgemeester, krijgt een rivaal en wordt tegelijkertijd geconfronteerd met een kwalijke daad uit zijn verleden
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple by Agatha Christie( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The body in the library: "A beautiful spring morning is marred when the corpse of a platinum blonde is discovered in the library of Gossington Hall, home of Colonel and Mrs. Bantry."
Henry IV, part I by William Shakespeare( Visual )

42 editions published between 1979 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of William Shakespeare's play Henry IV Part I
The Strauss family( Visual )

4 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The saga of the Strauss family is an epic story spanning more than 85 years. From father Johann Strauss to his eldest son Schanni, it was a tradition not only of music, but of the wealth, fame and jealousies common to popular musicians throughout the ages
The Jane Austen collection by Jane Austen( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Persuasion: Eight years after Anne Elliot turned down Captain Wentworth's proposal of marriage, they meet again. Anne now recognizes the false values that persuaded her to reject Captain Wentworth, but his heart seems set upon the youth and beauty of the impetuous Louisa Musgrove
The darling buds of May by H. E Bates( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the 1950's and Sidney "Pop" Larkin has managed to avoid paying taxes for practically his entire working life. He embarks on a number of ill-fated entrepreneurial ventures and his daughter causes more than one head to turn with her flirtatious ways. But the flamboyant Larkins are thoroughly devoted to each other in good times and bad
Henry IV by William Shakespeare( Visual )

38 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of William Shakespeare's play Henry IV
Henry IV, part II by William Shakespeare( Visual )

38 editions published between 1979 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A panorama of Medieval English life. The play ends with the death of Henry IV, the banishment of Falstaff, and the coronation of Prince Hal
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The Barchester Chronicles
Alternative Names
David Giles British television director

David Giles Brits televisieregisseur (1926-2010)

Дэвид Джиллз

Languages
English (618)

German (2)

Swedish (1)

Italian (1)

Covers
The Barchester ChroniclesThe mayor of CasterbridgeThe darling buds of May