WorldCat Identities

Peck, Bob 1945-1999

Overview
Works: 164 works in 468 publications in 6 languages and 12,137 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Made-for-TV movies  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Televised plays  Television plays 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Instrumentalist, Performer, Commentator, Author, sde
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bob Peck
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

17 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,667 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 )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 923 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 )

19 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 790 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 )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 666 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 578 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 controversy 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 )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 440 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
Dante, the Inferno by Dante Alighieri( Visual )

18 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Radical, new visual techniques are used to bring the first eight cantos of 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. Eminent scholars in visual sidebars interpret Dante's metaphors and symbolism
Ludwig van Beethoven by Jeremy Siepmann( )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and German and held by 374 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
The black velvet gown by Catherine Cookson( Visual )

18 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 342 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
Jurassic Park by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

22 editions published between 1992 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Hammond invites his two grandchildren, a chaos theory expert, a paleontologist and a paleobotanist to preview his dream attraction-- Jurassic Park. Set on a remote island, the amazing theme park features cloned dinosaurs. But everything possible goes wrong, and the visit becomes a battle for survival
The Iceman by Iceman( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unravelling the secrets of the 5,000-year-old corpse found frozen in an Alpine glacier
Picasso by Didier Baussy( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 303 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
Edge of darkness( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 287 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
After the storm : the American exile of Béla Bartók by Donald Sturrock( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 272 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
Hilliard live : the collection by Hilliard Ensemble( )

3 editions published in 2008 in Latin and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 209 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
The miracle maker : [the story of Jesus] by Derek Hayes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brought to you in animation, the all-star cast brings an inspiring and fascinating perspective to the greatest story ever told-- the life of Jesus Christ
The miracle maker : the story of Jesus by Ralph Fiennes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 181 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
Macbeth by Urjo Kareda( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's tragedy entitled Macbeth
Edge of darkness by Martin Campbell( Visual )

24 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This television mini-series follows a British police inspector's investigation into his daughter's murder, drawing him, via her involvement in a radical ecology group, into a multi-national corporation's underground nuclear facility which produces weapons-grade plutonium for the British and American governments. Filmed with a constantly moving camera, extreme close-ups, a densely layered soundtrack and effective use of cross cutting, this is a superior political thriller drawing on both film noir and psychodrama: the ghost of the daughter reappears as a kind of Oedipal obsession, in effect proposing nuclear peril as the punishment a blinded patriarchy inflicts on itself for its unconscious desires
 
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William Shakespeare's Hamlet
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Hard timesWilliam Shakespeare's The tempestLudwig van BeethovenThe black velvet gownEdge of darknessAfter the storm : the American exile of Béla BartókJim Henson's The storyteller : the definitive collectionEdge of darkness
Alternative Names
Bob Peck acteur britannique

Bob Peck actor británico

Bob Peck attore inglese

Bob Peck britischer Film- und Theaterschauspieler

Bob Peck British actor

Bob Peck britisk skodespelar

Bob Peck britisk skuespiller

Bob Peck Brits acteur (1945-1999)

Bob Peck brittisk skådespelare

Peck, Bob, 1945-

Peck, Robert 1945-1999

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باب پک بازیگر بریتانیایی

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鲍勃·佩克

Languages
English (184)

German (5)

Latin (3)

French (1)

Italian (1)

Spanish (1)