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Morahan, Christopher

Overview
Works: 136 works in 316 publications in 3 languages and 4,575 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 )

95 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,309 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
A dance to the music of time( Visual )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 516 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
Pygmalion by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 513 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
The Anton Chekhov collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

32 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 210 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 heat of the day by Christopher Morahan( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 75 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
Troubles( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and held by 67 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
Uncle Vanya by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 60 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 )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 36 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 35 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
Troubles( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 26 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
Element of doubt( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wife idealizes her husband until she begins to suspect him of terrible deceptions. Or is she losing her hold on reality?
The jewel in the crown( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hailed by critics as one of the most thoughtful and important TV dramas ever, the sweeping fourteen-part remastered adaptation of Paul Scott's Raj Quartet is the story of the men and women of both ruling and ruled classes of WWII India, trying amidst the turmoil to come to terms with the drastic changes taking place around them, knowing that their lives will never be the same again
The jewel in the crown( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This television mini-series is set in India and begins in 1942 with the rise of the Indian independence movement. It covers a period of internal struggle to free India from British rule during the war and later, with the departure of the British, a time of terror and violence as Muslim and Hindu factions struggle for power. The Jewel in the Crown is also a story of the men and women whose lives were irrevocably affected by this upheaval
The jewel in the crown( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beset by the political tension of an unsettled ear, Gandhi calls for British removal from India. Police Superintendent Ronald Merrick arrests an Indian news reporter. Daphne Manner arrives from London. Merrick vents his frustrations on Kumar in a vicious jailhouse beating. Daphne gives birth. Mildred Layton prepares for her daughter's wedding. The Governor finds out about Merrick's abuse. Sarah is seduced by an officer. Susan delivers a baby boy. Tension mounts over home rule. Merrick is reassigned to Delhi. On the eve of Indian independence, Perron learns of Merrick's death. Before the independence, the Laytons and Perron prepare to return to England, leaving India to it's uncertain future
The jewel in the crown( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beset by the political tension of an unsettled ear, Gandhi calls for British removal from India. Police Superintendent Ronald Merrick arrests an Indian news reporter. Daphne Manner arrives from London. Merrick vents his frustrations on Kumar in a vicious jailhouse beating. Daphne gives birth. Mildred Layton prepares for her daughter's wedding. The Governor finds out about Merrick's abuse. Sarah is seduced by an officer. Susan delivers a baby boy. Tension mounts over home rule. Merrick is reassigned to Delhi. On the eve of Indian independence, Perron learns of Merrick's death. Before the independence, the Laytons and Perron prepare to return to England, leaving India to it's uncertain future
The jewel in the crown( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beset by the political tension of an unsettled ear, Gandhi calls for British removal from India. Police Superintendent Ronald Merrick arrests an Indian news reporter. Daphne Manner arrives from London. Merrick vents his frustrations on Kumar in a vicious jailhouse beating. Daphne gives birth. Mildred Layton prepares for her daughter's wedding. The Governor finds out about Merrick's abuse. Sarah is seduced by an officer. Susan delivers a baby boy. Tension mounts over home rule. Merrick is reassigned to Delhi. On the eve of Indian independence, Perron learns of Merrick's death. Before the independence, the Laytons and Perron prepare to return to England, leaving India to it's uncertain future
The jewel in the crown( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beset by the political tension of an unsettled ear, Gandhi calls for British removal from India. Police Superintendent Ronald Merrick arrests an Indian news reporter. Daphne Manner arrives from London. Merrick vents his frustrations on Kumar in a vicious jailhouse beating. Daphne gives birth. Mildred Layton prepares for her daughter's wedding. The Governor finds out about Merrick's abuse. Sarah is seduced by an officer. Susan delivers a baby boy. Tension mounts over home rule. Merrick is reassigned to Delhi. On the eve of Indian independence, Perron learns of Merrick's death. Before the independence, the Laytons and Perron prepare to return to England, leaving India to it's uncertain future
The jewel in the crown( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beset by the political tension of an unsettled ear, Gandhi calls for British removal from India. Police Superintendent Ronald Merrick arrests an Indian news reporter. Daphne Manner arrives from London. Merrick vents his frustrations on Kumar in a vicious jailhouse beating. Daphne gives birth. Mildred Layton prepares for her daughter's wedding. The Governor finds out about Merrick's abuse. Sarah is seduced by an officer. Susan delivers a baby boy. Tension mounts over home rule. Merrick is reassigned to Delhi. On the eve of Indian independence, Perron learns of Merrick's death. Before the independence, the Laytons and Perron prepare to return to England, leaving India to it's uncertain future
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The jewel in the crown
Alternative Names
Christopher Morahan Brits filmregisseur

Christopher Morahan English stage and television director

Кристофер Морахэн

Languages
English (168)

German (2)

French (1)

Covers
The Judi Dench collectionTroublesElement of doubt