WorldCat Identities

Messina, Cedric

Overview
Works: 246 works in 1,332 publications in 3 languages and 26,102 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  History  Television plays  Historical films  Filmed plays  Televised plays  Historical television programs 
Roles: Producer, Director, Production personnel, wpr, pmn, Editor, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 822.33
Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works by Cedric Messina
As you like it by William Shakespeare( Visual )

77 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's play, a pastoral romance set in the Forest of Arden in medieval France where, after the overthrowing of Duke Senior by his tyrannical brother, Senior's daughter Rosalind disguises herself as a man and sets out to find her banished father while also counseling her clumsy suitor Orlando in the art of wooing
Measure for measure by William Shakespeare( Visual )

76 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in English and held by 1,451 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 1,416 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

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

61 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The third of Shakespeare's plays portraying the emergence of England's most admired national hero, Henry V. He unites his people as he embarks on the invasion of France, deals justly with traitors, tirelessly leads his soldiers to victory and ensures future peace by his marriage to the Princess of France. Shakespeare examines these qualities that make a successful ruler and shows the prince in terms of isolation and responsibility that his success entails
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 1,174 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 )

73 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,133 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 Derek Sellen( 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 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's play, King Henry VIII, which spins a web of intrique and betrayal
The millionairess by Anthony Asquith( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Epifania is glamorous, clever-- and also the richest woman in the world. After yet another row with her spendthrift husband, Epifania meets an intriguing Egyptian doctor. But she faces the challenge her money-mad father imposed on her before his death: She can only marry a man who can convert 150 pounds into 50,000 pounds within six months"--Container
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
Pygmalion by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

8 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Henry Higgins works to make a pretty flower girl into a young lady of society
Heartbreak house by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 502 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 398 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 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of all 37 of William Shakespeare's plays, featuring some of Britain's most distinguished actors and directors
The tempest by William Shakespeare( Visual )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's play about deposed Duke Prospero, whose brother illegally takes over the dukedom while exiling Prospero with his baby daughter Miranda. Put to sea, they find a haven on an island and live there for years until fate lands the brother and his attendaants on the island. Eventually Prospero's rights and name are restored to him
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.26 (from 0.17 for The comple ... to 0.36 for The tempes ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Cedric Messina British television producer

Languages
English (659)

Spanish (1)

French (1)