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Giles, David 1926-2010

Overview
Works: 225 works in 610 publications in 1 language and 13,324 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Television plays  Television programs  History  Fiction  Love stories  Domestic fiction  Historical drama 
Roles: Director, Actor, Restager , Author
Classifications: PN1997, 822.33
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Most widely held works by David Giles
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen( Visual )
27 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,416 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
King Richard the Second by William Shakespeare( Visual )
38 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and held by 1,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's historical play about the dynastic struggle between Richard II and Henry Bolingboke (later Henry IV)
The life & death of King John by William Shakespeare( Visual )
25 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 1,036 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
The Barchester Chronicles by Anthony Trollope( Visual )
13 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in English and held by 807 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 )
26 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 796 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
The first part of King Henry the Fourth with the life and death of Henry surnamed Hotspur by William Shakespeare( Visual )
27 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 734 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 second part of King Henry the Fourth containing his death and the coronation of King Henry the Fifth by William Shakespeare( Visual )
8 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in English and held by 601 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
Henry V by British Broadcasting Corporation( Visual )
17 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's play entitled King Henry V
The Forsyte saga by John Galsworthy( Visual )
11 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
BBC television adaptation of John Galsworthy's work, chronicling nearly 50 turbulent years of a wealthy English family
Mayor of Casterbridge ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On a drunken impulse, Henchard sells his wife and baby daughter at a country fair, an outrageous act for which he suffer an agonizing remorse. Years later, when he has become a respected and prosperous man, his wife and daughter seek him out in Casterbridge. He attempts to right the long-ago wrong and sets in motion a series of events that spell his destruction
Richard II by William Shakespeare( Visual )
22 editions published between 1978 and 2005 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dramatization of Shakespeare's play, the story of a rebellion against the corrupt Richard II
The Second part of King Henry the Fourth containing his death, and the coronation of King Henry the Fift [sic] by William Shakespeare( Visual )
19 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dramatization of William Shakespeare's historical play. The revolt against Henry is finally crushed; yet the king, tired and sick, dies, and his son Hal is crowned Henry V
The first Churchills ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on Sir Winston Churchill's biography of his ancestors, the first Duke and Duchess of Marlborough, this classic BBC miniseries is a tender love story played out amid the intrigues of the 17th-century English court. At a time when most marriages were made for money and position, Sarah Jennings and John Churchill married for love. This drama follows them from their budding romance in the bawdy court of King Charles II through five decades and five monarchs from the tumultuous House of Stuart
Hetty Wainthropp investigates ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Legendary actress Patricia Routledge returns as 60ish housewife turned gumshoe Hetty Wainthropp in this popular PBS Mystery! series. Includes six episodes, two of which have not aired on PBS
Hetty Wainthropp investigates ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 295 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
Henry IV, Part II by William Shakespeare( Visual )
19 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 285 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
The Strauss family ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 265 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
Henry IV, part I by William Shakespeare( Visual )
26 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
These are troubled times for King Henry. His son, Prince Harry acts more like a rogue than royalty, keeping the company of drunken highway robber Falstaff and other shady characters. Meanwhile, from the north come rumours of a rebellion led by the son of the Percy family, the valiant Hotspur
The Jane Austen collection by Jane Austen( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sense and sensibility: The story of two sisters attempting to find happiness in the tightly structured society of 18th century England
Henry IV by William Shakespeare( Visual )
11 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dramatization of William Shakespeare's historical play. Upon 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)
 
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