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Gorrie, John

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Most widely held works by John Gorrie
Twelfth night by William Shakespeare( Visual )

117 editions published between 1979 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,590 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 )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This production is part of a famous series produced by BBC of all of William Shakespeare's plays. The resulting films, renowned for their loyalty to the text, utilized the best theatrical and television directors and brought highly praised performances from leading contemporary actors. THE TEMPEST is a dramatic romance, weaving fancy and realism into a plot that speaks to audiences today. This timeless stage is set on an enchanted island, where an exiled Duke and two young lovers encounter the occult, finding good and evil in their own natures
Rumpole of the Bailey( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 329 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
Shades of darkness( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 321 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
Edward the King( Visual )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 279 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 )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 278 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 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

However disheveled and wheezy his appearance, London's most well-read barrister continues to win his criminal cases in the classic fifth season of Rumpole of the Bailey
Lillie( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 227 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 Noël Coward collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 212 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
Shroud for a nightingale( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 199 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
First among equals( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 182 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 )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 180 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 )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 180 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 )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 139 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 132 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 85 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 )

4 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 77 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 by Mary Higgins Clark( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and held by 66 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
Edward VII( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 50 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
The picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorian Gray is a wealthy English gentleman who gradually sinks into a life of dissipation and crime. Enthralled with his own physical beauty, Dorian purchases eternal youth at the expense of his soul. As he remains young and unchanged by his hedonistic lifestyle, a portrait of himself catalogues every evil deed by turning his handsome features into a hideous mask. When Dorian destroys the painting, his face turns into a human replica of the portrait, and he dies
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Alternative Names
John Gorrie British television director

John Gorrie Brits televisieregisseur

John Gorrie regista britannico


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