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Powell, Robert 1944-

Works: 632 works in 1,523 publications in 6 languages and 29,830 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  History  Television mini-series  Religious films  Historical television programs  Bible films  Christian films  Biography  Film adaptations 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer, Dancer, nar, Other, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 823.914
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Robert Powell
Most widely held works by Robert Powell
Jesus of Nazareth by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

94 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film depicting the life of Christ from birth through resurrection
The afghan by Frederick Forsyth( Recording )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British and American intelligence is pitted against the nearly inpenetrable Al Qaeda terrorism network
Shaka Zulu by William C Faure( Visual )

39 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and French and held by 938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shaka Zulu is the powerful true story of tribal Africa during the turbulent 19th century. This critically acclaimed mini-series follows the life of Shaka, a powerful and mighty Zulu leader, as he grows up to fufill an ancient tribal prophecy, uniting his people into a bold new nation. Shaka is driven by his extraordinary intelligence, courage, astounding physical ability an immortal stance, leading his proud warriors in their quest to be one people, one power, one empire!
Mrs. Warren's profession by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

3 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 514 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
The history of classical music by Richard Fawkes( )

23 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Gregorian Chant to Henryk Gorecki, here is the fascinating story of over a thousand years of Western classical music and composers. Polyphony, sonata form, serial music and other terms are explained with 150 accompanying music excerpts
Jude the obscure by Thomas Hardy( Visual )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jude Fawley is a poor stone carver who is tricked into a loveless marriage and ultimately forced to give up his dreams of a university education. After his wife deserts him, he begins a scandalous relationship with his cousin Sue Bridehead
The history of opera by Richard Fawkes( )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of opera, illustrated by over 100 musical examples by Naxos artists and other singers
The hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo( Visual )

5 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and French and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quasimodo, a deformed hunchback, falls in love with a beautiful gypsy and fights a series of violent battles and evil paramours as he tries to valiantly defend her until the end
Fonteyn and Nureyev the perfect partnership by Peter Batty( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video traces the partnership of Fonteyn & Nureyev from its inception to its grand finale 17 years later
Churchill's bodyguard( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Winston Churchill's personal bodyguard for nearly 18 years, Walter H. Thompson saw history unfold firsthand. This program puts you inside the skin of a working-class Scotland Yard detective who experienced the 20th-century's great events as both witness and participant, whilst protecting Churchill from many assassination attempts at home, throughout the colonies and through World War II
Jane Austen in Manhattan by James Ivory( Visual )

19 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rival theater companies compete to produce their own unique versions of Jane Austen's childhood play, 'Sir Charles Grandison'. George Midash buys the plays manuscript at Sotheby's for Pierre, the head of the avant-garde theater troupe. Another troupe, headed by the traditional Lilianna Zorska, strives to produce their own version of the play. In her first role, a young actress is manipulated by Pierre to join his company. When Lilianna decides to match wits with Pierre, events begin to mirror those that occur with the play itself
Damnation by Béla Tarr( Visual )

52 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biographical fantasia on Gustav Mahler's life based on his relationship with his wife, Alma Mahler
The thirty-nine steps by John Buchan( Recording )

16 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Richard Hannay offered sanctuary to the man he found on the doorstep of his London flat in the middle of the night, he took the first step on a trail of peril, murder, conspiracy, and espionage; a trail that led him to the desolate moorlands of Galloway. In this taut and thrilling adventure Hannay finds himself on the run, pursued by the authorities and at the same time hunted by a ruthless gang of conspirators
World a television history( Visual )

5 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A television adaptation of the Times Atlas of World History. The World consists of 26 programs and covers the history of the world from the dawn of mankind to ancient Greece and Rome, the expansion of Europe, Asia, and Africa, and the development of the United States through the Great Depression and the Cold War, to the present. Concise, accurate and complete. Narrated by Robert Powell
The Edwardians( Visual )

3 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 8-part series profiles the movers and shakers who exemplify the Edwardian era's progressive spirit as well as its colorful eccentricities. Figures profiled are David Lloyd George, Horatio Bottomly, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, E. Nesbitt, and more
The outsider : a life in intrigue by Frederick Forsyth( Recording )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Frederick Forsyth, the grand master of international suspense, comes his most intriguing story ever: his own. He was the RAF's youngest pilot at the age of nineteen, barely escaped the wrath of an arms dealer in Hamburg, got strafed by a MiG during the Nigerian civil war, landed during a bloody coup in Guinea-Bissau, and was accused of helping fund a 1973 coup in Equatorial Guinea. The Stasi arrested him, the Israelis feted him, the IRA threatened him, and a certain attractive Czech secret police agent - well, her actions were a bit more intimate. And that's just for starters. It is a memoir like no other, and a book of pure delight
The breaker by Minette Walters( Recording )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An abandoned three-year-old girl is found in Poole, twenty miles away from the body of her dead mother. The question raised is this: Why was the woman killed and her daughter, a witness, allowed to live?
Mudan ting Peony pavilion : a Kunju opera by Tang Ye( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in Chinese and English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feature presentation includes an introduction. Abridged version of a re-creation of a Chinese opera of the Ming Dynasty, based on a play by 16th-century dramatist Tang Xianzu (1550-1616). The work, which is in the Kunju opera style, combines singing, recitation, dancing, acrobatics, stilt-walking, martial arts, female impersonation, and puppetry. Its central plot depicts the love story of the beautiful Du Liniang and the scholar Liu Mengmei. Voiceover narration in English clarifies key points in the action
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Alternative Names
Robert Powell acteur britannique

Robert Powell attore inglese

Robert Powell britischer Schauspieler

Robert Powell britisk skodespelar

Robert Powell britisk skuespiller

Robert Powell Brits acteur

Robert Powell brittisk skådespelare

Robertus Powell

Ρόμπερτ Πάουελ

Пауэлл, Роберт

رابرت پاول بازیگر بریتانیایی



English (280)

Spanish (18)

German (12)

French (11)

Chinese (8)

Italian (1)

The afghanShaka ZuluThe history of classical musicThe history of operaFonteyn and Nureyev the perfect partnershipChurchill's bodyguardDamnationThe EdwardiansThe breaker