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Taylor, Don 1936-2003

Overview
Works: 68 works in 226 publications in 1 language and 6,356 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television plays  Television adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  History  Film and video adaptations  Manuscripts  Fiction 
Roles: Translator, Director, Designer, Librettist, Lyricist, Performer, Scenarist
Classifications: PA4414.O7, 882.01
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Most widely held works by Don Taylor
The two gentlemen of Verona by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
50 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,270 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
Oedipus the King by Sophocles ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 1,150 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
Antigone by Sophocles ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A unique adaptation of the play by Sophocles. Antigone defies King Creon's decree to bury her slain brother according to religious rituals and faces death for her actions
Oedipus at Colonus by Sophocles ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 515 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
Directing plays by Don Taylor ( Book )
3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Escape from the planet of the apes by Don Taylor ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 258 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
Close your eyes ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hypnotherapist Dr. Michael Strother has a dangerous gift ... he gets visions from the inside of his patient's minds. While trying to help a detective stop smoking, he sees in her subconscious an eerie image of a young girl floating below the surface of a stream. Soon he is caught up in the detective's pursuit of a ritualistic killer who had kidnapped a young girl, Heather. Although Heather escaped, she hasn't spoken a word since. Now, only Michael can get at the terrible images locked in her mind
The war plays : Iphigenia at Aulis, The women of Troy, Helen by Euripides ( Book )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oedipus the King by Sophocles ( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Since it was first performed in Athens in the 420s BC, Oedipus the King has been widely regarded as Sophocles' greatest tragedy and one of the foundation stones of Western drama. Don Taylor's translation, accurate yet poetic, was made for a BBC TV production of the Theban plays in 1986, which he also directed
Iphigeneia 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 )
3 editions published between 1976 and 1996 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Women of Troy by Euripides ( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 72 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 )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Publisher's description: Echoing through western culture for more than two millennia, Sophocles' play has been a touchstone of thinking about human conflict and human tragedy, the role of the divine in human life, and the degree to which men and women are the creators of their own destiny. This exciting new translation of the Antigone is both extremely faithful to the Greek and poetically striking and convincing
Pericles, Prince of Tyre by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 52 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 two gentlemen of Verona ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's comedy, in which two close friends become rivals for the hand of the same woman
Twelfth night by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 46 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
Guns and ganja by Don Taylor ( Book )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The exorcism : a play by Don Taylor ( Book )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 43 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
The Theban plays by Sophocles a new translation by Don Taylor ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Taylor Donald Victor 1936-2003
Languages
English (157)
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