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Gorrie, John

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Most widely held works by John Gorrie
The tempest by William Shakespeare( Visual )

109 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,126 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
Twelfth night, or, What you will by William Shakespeare( Visual )

111 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,534 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
Shroud for a nightingale by P. D James( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 383 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
Shades of darkness( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 335 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 334 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
Edward the King( Visual )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 291 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
Lillie( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 275 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
Rumpole of the Bailey. the complete seasons five, six and seven( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 265 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 )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Lillie Langtry defies the moral traditions of Victorian England and nineteenth-century America, she becomes one of the most celebrated and scandalous women of her time. Bold, intelligent and witty, Lillie's dazzling beauty and brazen determination liberate her from a woman's "proper" place in society. Rising from modest beginnings to international superstar to the bed of the Prince of Wales, she is a "serial" lover, attracting attention from kings, judges, princes and commoners, and manipulating them as she desires.--Container
The Henry James collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American: American Christopher Newman is smart, educated and rich. He is a Civil War veteran and a self made tycoon who goes to Europe to see the 'treasures and entertain' himself. He meets Claire and after the fifth meeting he asks her to marry him
The Noël Coward collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 220 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 )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 191 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
Cause célèbre by John Gorrie( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terence Rattigan's dramatization of a sensational murder trial in Britain in 1935, in which an upper class wife and mother was tried for bludgeoning her husband to death out of love for a servant half her age
We'll meet again( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 158 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
Doctor Who( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 134 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 arrive to find the island under attack by the evil Voord. Marinus' last line of defence - 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 131 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 91 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
The wings of the dove( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 79 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
Edward the King( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in English and held by 79 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
Lillie( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 72 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
 
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Alternative Names
John Gorrie British television director

John Gorrie Brits televisieregisseur

ジョン・ゴリエ

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English (267)

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Shades of darknessRumpole of the BaileyThe Henry James collectionWe'll meet againDoctor WhoThe wings of the dove