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Morahan, Christopher

Overview
Works: 150 works in 320 publications in 3 languages and 4,566 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Television mini-series  Television adaptations  Historical television programs  Made-for-TV movies  Film adaptations  Radio adaptations  Television programs  Fiction 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Performer, Other
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Christopher Morahan
The jewel in the crown by Paul Scott( Visual )

43 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beset by the political tension of an unsettled year, 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
Pygmalion by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 517 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 Channel Four (Great Britain)( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 421 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 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of plays by Chekhov originally produced for television by the BBC
The jewel in the crown( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 272 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 between 1985 and 1993 in English and held by 226 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
Clockwise by Christopher Morahan( Visual )

40 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 216 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 )

10 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 112 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 )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and held by 102 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 Jewel in the crown( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sweeping saga of the final years of British rule in India. Depicts the lives and loves of people caught in the turbulence of a nation struggling to break the chains of oppression
The jewel in the crown( Visual )

2 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and held by 74 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 )

2 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and held by 74 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 heat of the day by Christopher Morahan( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 74 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
The jewel in the crown( Visual )

2 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and held by 72 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
Platonov( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 67 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 by Nikita Mikhalkov( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 61 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 Jewel in the crown( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 46 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 begins in 1942. In the town of Mayapore, Police Superintendent Ronald Merrick arrests a young Indian news reporter suspected of subversion, Hari Kumar. On the other side of the river that divides the city and the cultures, Daphne Manners arrives from England. It is the start of a chain of events binding English and Indians in a web of love, tragedy and death
The jewel in the crown( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The conclusion of 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. Guy Perron learns the grisly details of Merrick's murder and of Hari Kumar's innocence. On a train journey, Sarah, Susan and Perron encounter the violence and bloodshed resulting from the volatile emotions underlying the freshly divided nations of India and Pakistan. Eight days before Indian independence, the Laytons and Perron prepare to return to England and Perron searches in vain for Kumar. He returns to England, leaving behind the mystery of India's tangled history and its uncertain future
The jewel in the crown( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 38 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 Judi Dench collection( Visual )

3 editions published between 1966 and 2007 in English and held by 37 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
 
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Alternative Names
Christopher Morahan angol rendező

Christopher Morahan Brits filmregisseur

Christopher Morahan English stage and television director

Кристофер Морахэн

כריסטופר מורהן

Languages
English (133)

German (4)

French (1)

Covers
TroublesThe Jewel in the crownThe Judi Dench collection