WorldCat Identities

Howell, Jane (Television director)

Overview
Works: 71 works in 582 publications in 1 language and 7,373 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Television adaptations  Historical drama  Tragedies (Drama)  Television plays  Made-for-TV movies  Film adaptations  Historical films  Historical television programs 
Roles: Director, Restager , Author
Classifications: PR2835.A2, 822.33
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Most widely held works by Jane Howell
Titus Andronicus by William Shakespeare( Visual )

89 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Shakespeare's tragedy set in Roman times dealing with the revenge of Titus Andronicus for the atrocities committed against his family by Tamora, the captive queen of the Goths, and her faction
The winter's tale by William Shakespeare( Visual )

97 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Leontes unjustly accuses his wife Hermione of adultery with King Polixenes. He imprisons Hermione, who falls into a swoon he believes is death, and orders her infant daughter to be abandoned on the shore. Sixteen years later, their daughter falls in love with Polixenes's son and when they come to Leontes' kingdom, her identity is revealed. Leontes and Polixenes become friends again, and Hermione is found to be alive after all
The second part of Henry the Sixt by William Shakespeare( Visual )

33 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continues Shakespeare's story of Henry VI in which Henry marries Lady Margaret of Anjou, but she despises his meekness and takes Suffolk as a lover. The new queen also hates the Yorks and becomes the inspiration of the Lancastrians
The first part of Henry the Sixt by William Shakespeare( Visual )

23 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's historical play which recreates Henry's early days as King. Centers on the French wars and the activities of Joan of Arc, while glimpsing the beginning of the civil wars between the Houses of Lancaster and York
The third part of Henry the Sixt by William Shakespeare( Visual )

25 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Henry VI trilogy concludes with the Yorks winning the battle of St. Albans, and thus forcing Henry from the throne. Margaret, however, captures and taunts York before having him killed. She is captured herself and forced to watch her son killed by the Yorkists. Richard, Duke of Gloucester, reveals, at the end, his plan to murder Henry VI
Henry VI by William Shakespeare( Visual )

19 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's play about King Henry VI
Henry VI by William Shakespeare( Visual )

35 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry's early days as king. In the war with France, England is being driven off French soil. The beginning of the long civil wars between the houses of York and Lancaster
Henry VI by William Shakespeare( Visual )

33 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second part of a trilogy depicting Henry's life from his early days to his submission in the War of the Roses
Henry VI by William Shakespeare( Visual )

39 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

York wins the War of Roses and forces Henry to give him succession to the crown. The merciless Margaret captures and taunts York before having him killed, only be be captured herself and compelled to watch as her son is slain
Richard III by William Shakespeare( Visual )

14 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard, the youngest brother of the King of England, is hell-bent on seizing control of the crown and so embarks on a murderous rampage which, once strted, cannot easily be stopped
Class act by Ontario( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aristocratic Kate Swift has always lived the champagne lifestyle, until her unsavory husband disappears, leaving her in trouble and in debt. She forms an unlikely alliance with a young burglar and a cowardly wreck of a journalist. Wit, instinct, theft, and sex are the dubious tools as they try to stay out of jail, and the poorhouse
Cymbeline by William Shakespeare( Visual )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Cymbeline's evil second queen forces the king to banish his daughter Imogen's husband, Posthumus. While the queen tries to force Imogen to marry her own son, Posthumus flees to Rome
The tragedy of Richard III by Jane Howell( Visual )

16 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents William Shakespeare's drama about Richard of Gloucester who usurps the English throne from King Edward IV
The Shakespeare collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Class act( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aristocratic Kate Swift's unsavoury husband has disappeared leaving her in trouble and in debt. But Kate is at her best in a good fight. Forming an unlikely alliance with a young Australian burglaress and a cowardly wreck of a journalist, the hopeless and mis-matched trio use wit, instinct, theft and sex as tools of their trade as they try to stay out of jail and find enough money to struggle on. Contains 14 episodes of series 1 and 2
Henry the sixt [sic] by William Shakespeare( Visual )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of William Shakespeare's play entitled Henry VI
The tragedy of Titus Andronicus by William Shakespeare( )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The play begins shortly after the death of the Roman emperor, with his two sons, Saturninus and Bassianus, squabbling over who will succeed him. Their conflict seems set to boil over into violence until a tribune, Marcus Andronicus, announces that the people's choice for the new emperor is his brother, Titus, who will shortly return to Rome from a victorious ten-year campaign against the Goths. Titus subsequently arrives to much fanfare, bearing with him as prisoners the Queen of the Goths (Tamora), her three sons, and Aaron the Moor (her secret lover)
 
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