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Gorrie, John

Works: 70 works in 215 publications in 1 language and 6,705 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Comedy films  Television mini-series  Television programs  Detective and mystery television programs  Biographical television programs  Television plays 
Roles: Director, Author, Restager , dir
Classifications: PR2833, 822.33
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by John Gorrie
Twelfth night, or, What you will by William Shakespeare( Visual )

94 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,531 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
The tempest by William Shakespeare( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 1,353 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
Edward the King( Visual )

7 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though he waited nearly 60 years to become king, and reigned for only nine, Edward VII changed the British monarchy forever. Derided by his mother, Queen Victoria, as frivolous and untrustworthy, Edward was in fact a skillful, determined diplomat who longed to be useful to his country. This miniseries dramatizes his life from frustrated prince and inveterate philanderer to loving father and respected statesman
Shades of darkness( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Delves into the world of the supernatural with six bizarre, inexplicable, and frightening ghost stories as told by some of the greatest mystery authors of all time
Rumpole of the Bailey( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cheroot-smoking Horace Rumpole, is a career trial lawyer at London's central court. Rumpole faces an open-and-shut case, which he plans to wrap up by noon. But once he discerns the telling secret of his teenage client, he smells victory and mounts a full-on defense
Shroud for a nightingale( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adam Dalgliesh visits John Carpenter Hospital to interview an arms dealer, but while he is there, a nurse dies a horrible and violent death during a teaching demonstration
Rumpole of the Bailey. the complete seasons five, six and seven( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best-selling author John Mortimer's self-adapted series about the famous defense barrister concludes in this third and final set, featuring new and exclusive bonus features
Lillie( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays the acclaimed British actress and courtesan Lillie Langtry from the blush of youth to the blight of old age. At a time when society expected women to be docile and demure, Lillie posed for celebrity endorsements, conducted her own business affairs, and paid her first husband to keep his distance. Even more scandalously, she openly entertained a string of lovers among Europe's elite, including the very married Prince of Wales
The Noël Coward collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noël Coward is the definitive playwright of the early 20th century, contributing a robust repertoire of brilliant material. Playwright, actor, composer, and irrepressible socialite, Coward charmed high society in both London and New York during his heyday, and his work continues to charm audiences today with its urbane wit, sly humor and distinctive style
First among equals by Jeffrey Archer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning in 1964, this television drama follows the careers of four members of Parliament from their backbench days through 20-plus years of alliances and betrayals, triumphs and reversals. Each man aims to become prime minister-- but only one will succeed
We'll meet again( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four years into World War II, the quiet English village of Market Wetherby is in for a shock. They are not being invaded by the Germans, but the American servicemen at the new U.S. airbase are arriving. These newcomers are an entirely different breed altogether. But, for local doctor Helen Dereham and base commander Major James Kylie, they strike up a distinctly warm relationship. In a small place like Market Wetherby, few are left untouched
Lillie( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the famous actress Lillie Langtry, who rose from modest circumstances to lead of life of passion, opulence, and scandal that shocked and fascinated all of Victorian England. Included is her relationship with Bertie, Prince of Wales, later King Edward VII
Doctor Who( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On a remote island of glass surrounded by a sea of acid, there is a machine that can remove evil from the minds of an entire population -- the Conscience of Marinus. Fearful of its immense power falling into the wrong hands, its sole guardian has scattered the machine's operating keys across the planet. The TARDIS crew arrives to find the island under attack by the evil Voord. Marinus' last line of defense -- and its only hope -- is the Conscience machine. The Doctor and his companions must undertake a deadly quest to recover the keys of Marinus." -- Container
Rumpole of the Bailey( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Balancing suspense and satire as deftly as the scale of justice, Horace Rumpole tirelessly defends the downtrodden while undressing the upper classes. This 14-DVD pack contains all 42 episodes of seasons 1-7
Edward the Seventh( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He was the the eldest son of Queen Victoria who ruled Great Britain for more than half a century. When he ascended the throne after her death in 1901, he reigned for only nine years. Yet he was still as strong a symbol of the times as his mother had been
Edward the King( Visual )

6 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The eldest son of Queen Victoria, Edward the Seventh, waited sixty years to become King, yet reigned for only nine years
The wings of the dove( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kate Croy and Merton Densher are engaged in a passionate, clandestine love affair. Croy is desperately in love with Densher, but he lacks money, making him unsuitable as a mate. By chance, Croy befriends Milly Theale, a young American heiress. When Croy discovers that Theale suffers from a mysterious and fatal malady, she hatches a plan that can give all three something that they want, but at a price
We'll meet again( Visual )

2 editions published between 1982 and 1999 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the early summer of 1943, England was home away from home for thousands of men of the United States Armed Services, as America's commitment to the war in Europe intensified. Set in a quiet, English, market town in 1943, [the series]explores the shattering effect on the local community caused by the arrival of a Bomber Group of the United States Eighth Air Force posted nearby."--Container
Cause célèbre( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Alma Rattenbury, who--as a middle-aged, upper-class wife and mother in England--had an affair with an 18-year-old boy and then confessed to bludgeoning her ailing husband to death. Mystery surrounds the case, as some believe her jealous lover to be the real killer
Edward VII( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Het leven van Edward VII (1841-1910), koning van het Verenigd Koninkrijk van Groot-Brittannië en Ierland en keizer van India
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Shades of darkness
Alternative Names
John Gorrie British television director

John Gorrie Brits televisieregisseur


English (140)

Rumpole of the BaileyShroud for a nightingaleWe'll meet againDoctor WhoThe wings of the dove