WorldCat Identities

Morahan, Christopher

Overview
Works: 119 works in 324 publications in 3 languages and 4,578 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Television mini-series  Television adaptations  Historical television programs  Made-for-TV movies  Radio adaptations  Nonfiction television programs  Television programs  Televised plays 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Performer
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Christopher Morahan
The jewel in the crown by Christopher Morahan( Visual )

41 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the epic story of men and women caught up in a struggle of race and class during the last five years of British rule in India
Pygmalion( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stuffy professor of phonetics takes a bet that in six months time he can turn a Cockney flower seller into a lady he could pass off as a duchess
A dance to the music of time by Christophe Morahan( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles a half century of British upper-class life through the eyes of Nicholas Jenkins, from the 1920s to the 1960s. See how friendship, adultery, ambition, and failure play out in London's social, political, and artistic scenes
The Anton Chekhov collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of plays by Chekhov originally produced for television by the BBC
Clockwise by Christopher Morahan( Visual )

33 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Cleese stars as Stimpson, the compulsively punctual headmaster of a British high school. On the day he is to give a major speech at a posh teachers conference, he finds himself in a frantic cross-country chase filled with missed trains, confused cops, strange monks, odd old ladies and stolen clothes. Can Stimpson make up for precious lost time or is the entire world conspiring to make him late for the most important appointment of his life?
The jewel in the crown( Visual )

16 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the epic story of men and women caught up in a struggle of race and class during the last five years of British rule in India
The jewel in the crown( Visual )

15 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the epic story of men and women caught up in a struggle of race and class during the last five years of British rule in India
The jewel in the crown( Visual )

13 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the epic story of men and women caught up in a struggle of race and class during the last five years of British rule in India
The jewel in the crown( Visual )

14 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the epic story of men and women caught up in a struggle of race and class during the last five years of British rule in India
Troubles( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1919, Major Brendan Archer arrives in Ireland to reunite with his fiancée, Angela Spencer. Unfortunately, the family home, The Majestic Hotel, is a decaying shadow of its former self, as is Angela. Puzzled by the changes, Archer's attentions are soon drawn to her lively friend, Sarah Devlin, a passionate Irish nationalist. They fall in love, but the Major soon discovers some disturbing aspects about their relationship which threaten to explode into violence
The heat of the day by Christopher Morahan( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sinister web of intrigue and mystery is woven around every character of Elizabeth Bowen's suspense-filled novel. This film about espionage and betrayal is set in World War II England
Platonov( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Platonov is a shortened version of Chekhov's early, unfinished and six-hour play, about a notorious Russian philanderer. Wild honey is Michael Frayn's adaptation of the same play
Uncle Vanya( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vanya is a bitter, sarcastic man, obsessed with his wasted years and what might have been. He has spent his life toiling for the benefit of the scholar, Serabryakov, who has turned out to be a charlatan. To make matters worse, Vanya has fallen in love with Serabryakov's beautiful, young, new wife, who does not return his ardor. In a 1987 Bookmark episode called A visit from Vanya, Oleg Efremov (director of the Moscow Art Theater on a visit to Oxford) rehearses and discusses scenes from Chekhov plays with director David Jones, and with Russian, British and U.S. actors & directors
The Judi Dench collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 1966 and 2007 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A grown-up brother and sister go home to visit their elderly parents, but a series of emotional developments lead to shocking resolutions. Consists of four episodes, telling the same events from each major character's point of view
After Pilkington( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The quiet life of an Oxford professor is shattered when his childhood sweetheart reappears and enlists his help in finding a missing archeologist. As his obsession with her grows, he is drawn into a web of intrigue and murder
The jewel in the crown( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epic story of men and women caught up in a struggle of race and class during the last five years of British rule in India continues. These episodes are filled with stunning revelations. Sarah Layton's early morning rendezvous with an Indian man causes a furor in the Layton household. During the Governor's examination of the the evidence against Hari Kumar, Hari reveals shocking information about Merrick's treatment of him during interrogation. Finally, heartbreaking news of death shatters the lives of both Hari and Susan
The jewel in the crown( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epic story of men and women caught up in a struggle of race and class during the last five years of British rule in India continues. After Teddie Bingham is killed in action in Burma, his pregnant widow, Susan Layton, persuades Sarah to visit Ronald Merrick, who was severely wounded trying to save Bingham's life. While in Calcutta, Sarah meets a young officer who seduces her. Back at home, the Layton's step-grandmother confesses a gallant act of rebellion following an infamous British massacre of unarmed Indian civilians
The jewel in the crown( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epic story of men and women caught up in a struggle of race and class during the last five years of British rule in India continues. Failure and pain drive Ronald Merrick to the brink of madness, but it is Susan Layton who loses her hold on sanity. After delivering a baby boy, she is committed to a psychiatric hospital. Meanwhile, Barbie Batchelor, ex-missionary and controversial influence on the Laytons, departs by rickshaw for Dibrapur. Months later, Sarah finds her a distraught patient in a mission hospital
The jewel in the crown( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epic story of men and women caught up in a struggle of race and class during the last five years of British rule in India continues. Ronald Merrick is reassigned to Delhi, much to the relief of Guy Perron, who was shunned for his assumed links to Merrick. Just before he is discharged from service, Perron reviews the files on Hari Kumar, and is drawn romantically to Susan Layton without knowing of her pending marriage to Merrick
The jewel in the crown( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epic story of men and women caught up in a struggle of race and class during the last five years of British rule in India continues. While World War II winds down, the tension mounts over the question of home rule. Susan and Sarah's father, Colonel Layton, returns home from a German POW camp. Army intelligence officer Guy Perron is assigned against his will to work with Ronald Merrick and determines it is only a matter of time before he exposes Merrick's depravity. For Sarah, nothing Merrick has done in the past could be worse than the shocking news from her father: Merrick and Susan are engaged
 
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Alternative Names
Christopher Morahan Brits filmregisseur

Christopher Morahan English stage and television director

Кристофер Морахэн

Languages
English (160)

German (2)

French (1)

Covers
The jewel in the crownTroublesThe Judi Dench collection