WorldCat Identities

Peck, Bob 1945-1999

Works: 149 works in 431 publications in 6 languages and 11,680 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Television adaptations  Action and adventure films  Televised plays  Television programs  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Made-for-TV movies  History 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Instrumentalist, Performer, Commentator, sde, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Bob Peck
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

15 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 1979 videotaped version of Trevor Nunn's Royal Shakespeare Company of Macbeth in which Lady Macbeth, after a trio of witches prophesy Macbeth's ascension to the throne, pushes her husband into a murderous spree. But once crowned king of Scotland, Macbeth sees ghastly visions, fueled by guilt and a new prophecy, that ensure his ultimate downfall
William Shakespeare's Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Recording )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Distressed by his father's death and his mother's over-hasty remarriage, Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, is faced by a spectre from beyond the grave bearing a grim message of murder and revenge"--Container
Hard times by Charles Dickens( Visual )

20 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Local MP and schoolmaster Thomas Gradgrind raises his children, Louisa and Tom, in the utilitarian fashion, stressing reason and fact and dismissing imagination and emotion. Under his influence, Louisa grows cold while Tom turns to a secret life of drinking and gambling. To be nearer her brother, Louisa accepts an offer of marriage from his boss, the self-mad, self-important banker Josiah Bounderby, though she does not love him. But soon finds herself succumbing to the attentions of the lothario James Harthouse. All the while, Mrs. Sparsit, a former aristocrat who now works for Bounderby, obsessively watches as the drama unfolds, longing for Louisa's downfall
William Shakespeare's The tempest by William Shakespeare( Recording )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prospero, wise Duke of Milan, has been deposed by Antonio, his wicked brother and exiled with his daughter Miranda to a mysterious island. But Prospero possesses supernatural powers. Composed at the end of Shakespeare's career, the play contains some of his most lyrical dramatic verse
Fairy tale : a true story by Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927)( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Frances and Elsie believe in fairies. The photographs the girls take of the winged beings put them at the center of a real-life controvery that sweeps through a recovering World War I England during 1917. Everyone is caught up in the excitement, including two of the era's most renowned men: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and master illusionist Harry Houdini. But are the photographs real or just a cleaver hoax?
Surviving Picasso by James Ivory( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world knew Pablo Picasso's passion for canvas, color, metal and ceramics, but little was known about his other passion--women. Told from the viewpoint of his longtime mistress and mother of his children, Francoise Gilot
Edge of darkness by Martin Campbell( Visual )

23 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Escorting his activist daughter home from college, Detective Inspector Ronald Craven watches helplessly as she is gunned down in cold blood. Hell-bent on revenge, his search for her killer leads him into a terrifying encounter with government cover-ups and nuclear espionage
Dante, the Inferno by Dante Alighieri( Visual )

17 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Radical, new visual techniques are used to bring Dante's Inferno to the screen. The film illustrates and complements Dante's text, re-creating a 600 year-old work as a late twentieth century post-modern masterpiece
The miracle maker : [the story of Jesus] by Derek Hayes( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a family seeking help for an ailing daughter. When they cross paths with an extraordinary carpenter named Jesus, the family's faith is put to the test as the father is torn between allegiance to the king and the desperate need for the miraculous powers of God
The black velvet gown by Catherine Cookson( Visual )

17 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tale of a grumpy academic and the lower-class woman who joins his household staff. He bucks the class prejudices of the time by showing compassion and trying to educate her children
Ludwig van Beethoven by Jeremy Siepmann( )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and German and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For many people, Beethoven is the greatest composer who ever lived. In this portrait-in-sound, actors' readings combine with his music to reveal a titanic personality, both vulnerable and belligerent, comic and tragic, and above all heroic, as he comes to grips with perhaps the greatest disability a musician can suffer. No man's music is more universal, few men's lives are more inspiring. In every sense but one - his modest height - he was a giant. The great bonus of this audio-biography is that the development of Beethoven's music can be heard in the context of his life. What did he write in those early, ambitious years when he was at the peak of his musical powers? What did he write when beset with anxiety over his failing hearing? And what was the music that insisted on pouring out of him, even though he couldn't hear it himself? Jeremy Siepmann draws us into the private world of Ludwig van Beethoven, with the composer portrayed with rugged vividness by Bob Peck
Picasso by Pablo Picasso( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pablo Picasso was a legend whose paintings almost everyone can visualize today. The film works through the artworks of Picasso in chronological order and discusses the forces that inspired them, whether in the personal life of the artist or the wider world
Jurassic Park by Sam Neill( Visual )

21 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a remote island off Costa Rica, wealthy entrepreneur John Hammond has created Jurassic Park. It features real live dinosaurs, cloned by using actual dinosaur DNA found in amber. Prompted by his lawyer, Hammond recruits paleontologist Dr. Alan Grant, paleobotanist Dr. Ellie Sattler, and eccentric mathematician Ian Malcolm to take a guided tour of the park, evaluate it, and give it a seal of approval. Hammond's visiting grandchildren, Tim and Lex, are along for the ride, which is interrupted by a tropical storm and industrial sabotage
The Iceman by Iceman( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unravelling the secrets of the 5,000-year-old corpse found frozen in an Alpine glacier
Hilliard live : the collection by Hilliard Ensemble( )

3 editions published in 2008 in Latin and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jim Henson's The storyteller : the definitive collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A storyteller accompanied by a talking dog serves as host and narrator for these adaptations of classic children's stories. Jim Henson's Creature Shop provides special effects, animation, puppetry, and makeup to bring unique qualities to this dual-themed fantasy series. Disc 1 is hosted by John Hurt as the Storyteller and features European folklore; disc 2 is hosted by Michael Gambon as a grave-robbing Athenian version of the Storyteller with tales from Greek mythology
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's tragedy entitled Macbeth
The complete Arkangel Shakespeare : preview CD by William Shakespeare( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Excerpts from the "38 fully-dramatized unabridged plays on CD."
After the storm : the American exile of Béla Bartók by Donald Sturrock( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Béla Bartók fled to New York in 1940, he carried his love of folk melodies to Columbia University, where he became a research fellow studying Serbo-Croatian music. In this timeless program, friends and associates - including Yehudi Menuhin and the late Sir Georg Solti - join Bartók's sons Peter and Béla, Jr., to reflect on the Hungarian composer's last five years, in which he wrote the Concerto for Orchestra, one of his greatest compositions. In the words of the English newspaper The Guardian, this documentary is "an oddly affecting portrait of a composer who, they say, rarely smiled and spoke little, but - in the words of Georg Solti - had the aura of a holy man."--Conteneur
The life and works of Beethoven by Jeremy Siepmann( Recording )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This "portrait-in-sound" combines actors' readings with Beethoven's music
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William Shakespeare's Hamlet
Alternative Names
Bob Peck acteur britannique

Bob Peck actor británico

Bob Peck attore inglese

Bob Peck britischer Film- und Theaterschauspieler

Bob Peck britisk skodespelar

Bob Peck britisk skuespiller

Bob Peck Brits acteur (1945-1999)

Bob Peck brittisk skådespelare

Peck, Robert 1945-1999

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English (175)

German (5)

Latin (3)

French (1)

Chinese (1)

Italian (1)

Hard timesWilliam Shakespeare's The tempestEdge of darknessThe black velvet gownLudwig van BeethovenJim Henson's The storyteller : the definitive collectionMacbethAfter the storm : the American exile of Béla BartókThe life and works of Beethoven