WorldCat Identities

Howell, Jane (Television director)

Overview
Works: 80 works in 592 publications in 1 language and 7,578 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Television plays  History  Historical films  Historical television programs  Television programs  Televised performances 
Roles: Director, Restager , Author
Classifications: PR2821, 822.33
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jane Howell
Richard III by William Shakespeare( Visual )

70 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's play about Richard of Gloucester, a self-proclaimed villian who usurps the crown. Through family machinations, political marriages and military coups, this play portrays the tumultous reigh of King Edward IV and the ascension of Richard to the throne, an intricate period in English history
Titus Andronicus by William Shakespeare( Visual )

90 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,481 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 )

99 editions published between 1980 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,371 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 )

66 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 896 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 third part of Henry the Sixt by William Shakespeare( Visual )

61 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 769 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
The first part of Henry the Sixt by William Shakespeare( Visual )

22 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 690 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
Henry VI by William Shakespeare( Visual )

18 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

15 editions published between 1983 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This production is part of a famous series produced by BBC of all of William Shakespeare's plays. The resulting films, renowned for their loyalty to the text, utilized the best theatrical and television directors and brought highly praised performances from leading contemporary actors. A huge success in its day, this historical play centers around the character of Richard of Gloucester, a self-proclaimed villain who usurps the crown. Through political marriages and military coups, this play portrays an intricate period in English history
Henry VI by William Shakespeare( Visual )

36 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 142 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
Richard III by William Shakespeare( Visual )

5 editions published between 1982 and 2000 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Shakespeare's play about Richard of Gloucester, a self-proclaimed villain, who usurps the crown from King Edward IV
Class act by Ontario( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 49 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 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Cymbeline's evil second queen tries to force Princess Imogen to marry her own son
The Shakespeare collection( Visual )

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

The tragedy of Richard III( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 13 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 Richard III by Jane Howell( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's play entitled The tragedy of Richard III
The winter's tale( )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry VI( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the third of Shakespeare's historical trilogy, covering the downfall of Henry VI and the victory of the House of York. Richard Plantagenet has defeated Henry at St. Albans, though he agrees to let Henry serve out his reign, but Queen Margaret kills Richard, whose sons, Edward (IV) and Richard (III) defeat her. Edward becomes King. Henry's son, Edward Prince of Wales, is killed at Tewkesbury, and Richard III murders Henry in the Tower
Henry VI by William Shakespeare( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's drama based on the life of the English king. York wins the War of the Roses and forces Henry to give him succession to the crown
 
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