WorldCat Identities

Messina, Cedric

Overview
Works: 266 works in 1,413 publications in 4 languages and 26,145 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Television plays  History  Historical films  Filmed plays  Tragedies (Drama)  Historical television programs 
Roles: Producer, Director, Production personnel, wpr, pmn, Editor, Author
Classifications: PR2807.A2, 822.33
Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works by Cedric Messina
The tempest by William Shakespeare( Visual )

91 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television adaption of Shakespeare's play revolving around an enchanted island, an exiled Duke, young lovers, and a framework of conspiracy
As you like it by William Shakespeare( Visual )

80 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Shakespeare's comedy entitled As you like it
William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Visual )

94 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A play about power, assassination and revenge. Presents a broad range of historical personalities as complicated human beings in agonizing conflict with one another and themselves
Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

74 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 1,478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's tragedy about two teenagers who fall in love, encounter opposition from their feuding families, and take their own lives
Measure for measure by William Shakespeare( Visual )

80 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in English and held by 1,430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cruel Angelo is left in charge of Vienna when the Duke pretends to leave town. Angelo revives an old law against fornication and sentences Claudio to death for seducing Juliet, Claudio's betrothed. Claudio's sister, Isabella, pleads for his life and Angelo offers to spare him in exchange for her virginity. Angelo's corruption and severity are punished when the Duke reveals that he has witnessed it all
Twelfth night, or, What you will by William Shakespeare( Visual )

93 editions published between 1979 and 2017 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twins Sebastian and Viola are separated after a shipwreck and believe each other dead. Viola disguises herself as a page boy, Cesario, to work for Duke Orsino and falls in love with him, but he loves Olivia, who falls in love with Cesario. Seeing Sebastian one day, she mistakes him for Cesario and marries him. The confusion is cleared up when Viola and Sebastian meet again, and the Duke marries Viola. The subplot concerns the efforts of Sir Toby and Andrew to humble the presumptuous Malvolio
King Richard the Second by William Shakespeare( Visual )

64 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 1,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's historical play about the dynastic struggle between Richard II and Henry Bolingboke (later Henry IV)
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Visual )

53 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and held by 1,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Henry V unites with his people, invades France, deals with traitors, and cements the peace."--Container insert
The second part of King Henry the Fourth containing his death and the coronation of King Henry the Fift by William Shakespeare( Visual )

61 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,154 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 first part of King Henry the Fourth with the life and death of Henry surnamed Hotspur by William Shakespeare( Visual )

75 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,119 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
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

82 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of William Shakespeare's play
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark by William Shakespeare( Visual )

12 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in English and held by 1,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Danish prince avenges the murder of his father, the king, by killing his uncle Claudius who murdered the king, usurped the throne, and married Hamlet's mother, Gertrude. Hamlet, considered the most complex of all Shakespeare's characters, examines the fundamental issues of justice, guilt, and death
The famous history of the life of King Henry the Eight by William Shakespeare( Visual )

49 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of William Shakespeare's historical play, which tells of the intrigues during the first part of Henry VIII's reign, his scandalous divorce from Katharine of Aragon, and marriage to Anne Boleyn, who gives birth to a baby girl, Elizabeth
The millionairess by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The apple cart: Set 40 years in the future, the king must match wits with an unruly mistress and a cabinet seeking to transform the nation into a constitutional monarchy--Container
Mrs. Warren's profession by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

6 editions published between 1972 and 2006 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the bonus play, "Mrs. Landfrey and her three children return to England after 18 years abroad, where a chance encounter with their traditionalist husband and father quickly entangles them in a series of comic events"--Container
Pygmalion by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stuffy professor of phonetics takes a bet that in six months time he can turn a Cockney flower seller into a lady he could pass off as a duchess
Heartbreak house by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On his Sussex estate Captain Shotover, an eccentric poet, retired seafarer and inventor, is reluctantly hosting a weekend house party for his two daughters and their bohemian friends
Tartuffe, or, The imposter by Molière( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clutching ever-present rosary beads, shifting uncomfortably within the hairshirt he wears as continual penance--and always eyeing the women as they pass--Tartuffe, Moliére's master of unctuous evil, insinuates himself into a wealthy Parisian household in this indictment of religious hypocrisy. Posing as a holy man, the wily Tartuffe entrances Orgon, a credulous well-to-do merchant, bent on bestowing his worldly goods, social position, and nubile daughter on the perfidious fraud. Tartuffe delights in accepting it all--and also arranges a little depraved dalliance with Orgon's young wife, Elmire
The Anton Chekhov collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of plays by Chekhov originally produced for television by the BBC
The complete dramatic works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and French and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of all 37 of William Shakespeare's plays, featuring some of Britain's most distinguished actors and directors
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.25 (from 0.16 for The comple ... to 0.32 for The famous ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Cedric Messina British television producer

Languages
English (929)

French (1)

Italian (1)

Spanish (1)