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Messina, Cedric

Overview
Works: 243 works in 1,311 publications in 3 languages and 26,148 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Television plays  History  Filmed plays  Historical films  Televised plays  Historical television programs 
Roles: Producer, Director, Production personnel, wpr, pmn, Editor, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 822.33
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Cedric Messina
The tempest by William Shakespeare( Visual )

85 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,054 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 )

76 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

86 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,606 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 )

64 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 1,470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considered the greatest love story of all time and a bona fide "hit" for over 400 years. Romeo & Juliet is full of passion and oration. Shakespeare's most popular tragedy, it expresses love and death better perhaps, than any work in the English language
Measure for measure by William Shakespeare( Visual )

75 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cruel Angelo is left in charge of Vienna when the Duke pretends to leave town. He 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. His 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 )

89 editions published between 1979 and 2017 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,418 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 )

61 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 1,379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's play entitled Richard II
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Visual )

59 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and held by 1,266 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
The second part of King Henry the Fourth containing his death and the coronation of King Henry the Fift by William Shakespeare( Visual )

64 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,172 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 )

72 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,125 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 )

77 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in English and held by 1,007 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 )

41 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of William Shakespeare's historical play, which tells of the intrigues during the first part of Henry's reign, his divorce from Katharine of Aragon, and marriage to Anne Bullen, who is delivered of a baby girl, Elizabeth
The millionairess by Anthony Asquith( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the bonus play, 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
Pygmalion by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Henry Higgins works to make a pretty flower girl into a young lady of society
Mrs. Warren's profession by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

5 editions published between 1972 and 2006 in English and held by 526 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
Heartbreak house by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eccentric poet hosts a house party for his daughters and their bohemian friends
Tartuffe by Molière( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tartuffe, a pious but odious hypocrite, insinuates himself into the household of Orgon, a credulous and wealthy Parisian. Many attempts by Orgon's wife, Elmire, and other family members to show the truth about Tartuffe are frustrated, while Orgon nearly loses his wealth, his daughter Mariane (who loves Valère) and his honor to the perfidy of Tartuffe
The Anton Chekhov collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of plays by Chekhov originally produced for television by the BBC
Troilus & Cressida by William Shakespeare( Visual )

8 editions published between 1981 and 2000 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a truce between the Greeks and the Trojans, Troilus and Cressida vow eternal love, but Cressida's father has gone over to the Greeks and exchanges her for a Trojan prisoner. Diomedes takes Cressida in the Greek camp, and during a friendly feast between the Greeks and Trojans, Troilus discovers that Cressida has been unfaithful
 
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Alternative Names
Cedric Messina British television producer

Languages
English (880)

Spanish (1)

Italian (1)