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Merrison, Clive

Overview
Works: 26 works in 63 publications in 2 languages and 2,114 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Radio plays  Short stories  Detective and mystery stories  Audio adaptations  History  Abridgments 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author
Classifications: PR2819, 822.33
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Most widely held works by Clive Merrison
The history boys by Nicholas Hytner( Visual )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,088 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Centres on eight boisterous-yet-talented schoolboys hoping to gain admittance to England's most prestigious universties. They are aided on the quest by two teachers, a shrewd young upstart and an inspiring old eccentric, whose opposing philosophies challenge the boys to confront the true meaning of education and the relative values of happiness and success
William Shakespeare's King Lear by William Shakespeare( Recording )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Lear seeks to divide his kingdom among his three daughters in order to ease the burden of rule, but his lack of judgment in asking each daughter how much she loves him leads to tragedy
The history boys by Alan Bennett( Recording )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is the purpose of education? Is it to pass exams or is it to encourage a desire for learning? For General Studies teacher Hector, it is to make pupils think for themselves, to ignite a passion for something that can sustain them throughout their lives. Offered by new substitute Mr. Irwin--for whom truth is the first casualty of exam-passing--are techniques that are most likely to impress a bored examiner. The formidably precocious grammar school boys themselves chase the Holy Grail for a crème-de-la-crème career path: passing an Oxbridge entrance exam
Sherlock Holmes essentials. the favorite stories of Conan Doyle by Arthur Conan Doyle( Recording )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents six mystery stories about the adventures of the intrepid detective Sherlock Holmes and his chronicler Dr. Watson
Sherlock Holmes essentials by Arthur Conan Doyle( Recording )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents six mystery stories about the adventures of the intrepid detective Sherlock Holmes and his chronicler Dr. Watson
A fully-dramatized recording of William Shakespeare's Henry VI Part III by William Shakespeare( Recording )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Yorkists have been temporarily victorious and the Duke of York has assumed the throne, but the Lancastrians, led by Queen Margaret, counter-attack. As the fortunes of war shift, both the innocent and the guilty are swept up in the maelstrom. And increasingly dominant amid the chaos is the sinister figure of the crook-backed Richard, Duke of Gloucester
A fully dramatized recording of William Shakespeare's Henry VI Part II by William Shakespeare( Recording )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Supported by the powerful Duke of Suffolk, Margaret plots the overthrow of her enemies, chief among them the Duke of Gloucester, Protector during Henry's infancy. But the Duke of York also aspires to the crown and the common people, led by Jack Cade, are in rebellion. To the despair of the mild young King, England descends into civil war
William Shakespeare's Henry VI by William Shakespeare( Recording )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the personal and political fortunes of King Henry VI, from the time of his childhood to youth and marriage to the beautiful but ruthless Margaret of Anjou, and through the power struggles of his subjects the Yorkists and Lancastrians, ending with the growing influence of sinister Richard, Duke of Gloucester
A fully dramatized recording of William Shakespeare's Henry VI Part 1 by William Shakespeare( Recording )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The all-conquering King Henry V is dead and the throne is occupied by his infant son, Henry VI. The good Duke Humphrey of Gloucester has been appointed Protector, but a struggle for power soon develops between the young King's Lancastrian relatives and the powerful house of York under Richard Plantagenet."--Container
Sherlock Holmes the best BBC radio dramas by Arthur Conan Doyle( Recording )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six stories and three novels from the grandfather and master of the detective story
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Recording )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wishing to ease himself of the burden of rule, King Lear decides to divide his kingdom between his three daughters, giving the largest share to she who can say she loves him best
Sherlock Holmes, the hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle( Recording )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this most famous of mysteries, Sherlock Holmes tackles the mystery of the demonic hound, the curse of the Baskerville family
The return of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle( Recording )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherlock Holmes returns from a three-year abscence after everyone thought he was dead, with his skills of deduction as sharp as ever
The novels of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle( Recording )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherlock Holmes and his companion Dr. Watson confront one of their most difficult cases ever: is there truly a curse on the old Baskerville estate? Is there truly a ghostly beast lurking on the dark, eerie moors? In the second story, a coded warning of danger sends Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson to the country house of the Jack Douglas. When they arrive too late to prevent a tragic death, the great detective and his chronicler must follow a series of clues to find a murderer
The casebook of Sherlock Holmes( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The novels of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle( Recording )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson on their very first case together! A Study in Scarlet recounts their first meeting, as well as Watson's initial impressions of the Great Detective's unusual traits and habits. In the second story, yellow fog is swirling through the streets of London, and Sherlock Holmes himself is sitting in a cocaine-induced haze until the arrival of a distressed and beautiful young lady forces the great detective into action. Each year following the strange disappearance of her father, Miss Morstan has received a present of a rare and lustrous pearl. Now, on the day she is summoned to meet her anonymous benefactor, she consults Holmes and Watson
Luther by John Osborne( Recording )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of the life of Martin Luther
William Shakespeare's Henry VI by William Shakespeare( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the personal and political fortunes of King Henry VI, from the time of his childhood to youth and marriage to the beautiful but ruthless Margaret of Anjou, and through the power struggles of his subjects the Yorkists and Lancastrians, ending with the growing influence of sinister Richard, Duke of Gloucester
The memoirs of Sherlock Holmes volume 2 by Arthur Conan Doyle( Recording )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fully dramatized recording of William Shakespeare's King Lear by William Shakespeare( )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This shattering drama of isolation and loss is one of the greatest tragedies in world literature. King Lear of Britain has three daughters: the hard-hearted Goneril and Regan, and the good and gentle Cordelia. 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. Lear is played by Trevor Peacock and Gloucester by Clive Merrison. Penny Downie is Goneril, Samantha Bond is Regan, and Julia Ford is Cordelia. Edgar is played by David Tennant, Edmund by Gerard Murphy, and the Fool by John Rogan
 
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The history boysSherlock Holmes essentials. the favorite stories of Conan DoyleA fully-dramatized recording of William Shakespeare's Henry VI Part IIIA fully dramatized recording of William Shakespeare's Henry VI Part IIA fully dramatized recording of William Shakespeare's Henry VI Part 1King LearSherlock Holmes, the hound of the BaskervillesThe return of Sherlock Holmes