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Taylor, Don 1936-2003

Overview
Works: 77 works in 248 publications in 1 language and 6,520 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Television plays  History  Fiction  Fantasy films  Comedy films  Science fiction films 
Roles: Author, Translator, Director, Designer, Librettist, Scenarist, Performer, Lyricist, Contributor, Editor
Classifications: PA4414.O7, 882.01
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Most widely held works about Don Taylor
 
Most widely held works by Don Taylor
Antigone by Sophocles( Visual )

61 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This play recounts the story of Oedipus, King of Thebes, a man, who out of stubborn pride, must know the truth at all costs
The two gentlemen of Verona by William Shakespeare( Visual )

32 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 1,138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Close friends Valentine and Proteus become rivals for the hand of Silvia, daughter of the Duke of Milan, who has promised her to the foolish coward Thurio. Proteus has Valentine banished, but Silvia escapes to the forest to join him. Proteus follows, with Julia who dotes on him. After a confrontation, the Duke eventually allows Valentine and Silvia to wed, and Proteus marries Julia
Directing plays by Don Taylor( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oedipus at Colonus by Sophocles( Visual )

21 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This play recounts the blind, exiled Oedipus' final days. The primary action involves a fight over where Oedipus is to die (as that place is to become hallowed ground). Familial interactions also play a key role in the drama
Escape from the planet of the apes by Don Taylor( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this third Planet of the apes film, two intelligent simians from the future, Cornelius and Zira travel to present-day Earth. They become instant sensations, wined and dined and treated like celebrities -- until a high-level plot forces them to run for their lives
The Theban plays by Sophocles( Book )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A translation of the three plays dealing with events in the Oedipodean family history
Pericles, Prince of Tyre by William Shakespeare( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Prince of Tyre is pursued by the vengeance of King Antiochus because he discovered the monarch's incestuous relationship with his daughter. Fleeing from place to place, Pericles is shipwrecked, courts, and marries Thaisa. Their child, Marina, raised by friends when Thaisa is believed to have died, is kidnapped by pirates and sold into a brothel before Thaisa is discovered alive and the family is joyfully reunited
The critic by Richard Brinsley Sheridan( Visual )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The war plays : Iphigenia at Aulis, the women of Troy, Helen by Euripides( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oedipus tyrannus; a new translation. Passages from ancient authors. Religion and psychology: some studies. Criticism by Sophocles( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The text is accompanied by a wealth of carefully chosen background materials and essays. Among the background materials are selections from Homer's Odyssey, Thucydides' account of the plague, and Euripides' Phoenissae. The best of ancient and modern criticism is represented, permitting discussion from many points of view: psychological, religious, anthropological, dramatic, and literary
The Theban plays( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bearer of an almost unspeakable, immutable fate, Oedipus yet feels himself a man chosen--that is, favored--by the gods. Now an old man, blind and outcast, Oedipus wanders through Greece guided by his daughter Antigone until he comes to Colonus, where he knows he will die. This second play of the Oedipus saga finds Oedipus railing against the indignities of old age, possibly reflecting the authors own sentiments, as Sophocles was nearly 90 at the time of its composition
Iphigenia at Aulis by Euripides( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The roses of Eyam : a play by Don Taylor( Book )

6 editions published between 1976 and 1996 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oedipus at Colonus( Visual )

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

This play recounts the blind, exiled Oedipus' final days. The primary action involves a fight over where Oedipus is to die (as that place is to become hallowed ground). Familial interactions also play a key role in the drama
Women of Troy by Euripides( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plays in the "Drama Classics" series conform as set texts for the AQA and AS level courses up to 2004. Each of the world class pieces is introduced by an expert and the books are very compact and portable
Antigone by Sophocles( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of one sister's loyalty to both her brothers, regardless of their acts or opposing political beliefs, 'Antigone' is one of the most consistently popular plays in the history of drama. This translation, by Don Taylor, was commissioned by the BBC, and was first broadcast in autumn, 1986
Twelfth night by William Shakespeare( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twins Sebastian and Viola are separated after a shipwreck and believe each other dead. Viola disguises herself as a page boy, Cesario, to work for Duke Orsino and falls in love with him, but he loves Olivia, who falls in love with Cesario. Seeing Sebastian one day, she mistakes him for Cesario and marries him. The confusion is cleared up when Viola and Sebastian meet again, and the Duke marries Viola. The subplot concerns the efforts of Sir Toby and Andrew to humble the presumptuous Malvolio
The exorcism : a play by Don Taylor( Book )

4 editions published in 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The famous history of the life of King Henry the Eight by William Shakespeare( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of William Shakespeare's historical play, which tells of the intrigues during the first part of Henry's reign, his divorce from Katharine of Aragon, and marriage to Anne Bullen, who gives birth to a baby girl, Elizabeth
A long march to Jerusalem : a play by Don Taylor( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Directing plays
Alternative Names
Don Taylor British director and playwright

Don Taylor Brits schrijver (1936-2003)

Don Taylor englischer Theaterregisseur, Dramaturg, Schriftsteller.& Produzent

Taylor, Donald 1936-2003

Taylor Donald Victor 1936-2003

Дон Тейлор

Languages
English (171)

Covers
The two gentlemen of VeronaDirecting playsOedipus at ColonusThe Theban playsOedipus tyrannus; a new translation. Passages from ancient authors. Religion and psychology: some studies. CriticismThe Theban playsIphigenia at AulisThe roses of Eyam : a play