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Glenister, John

Overview
Works: 36 works in 135 publications in 1 language and 4,400 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Television adaptations  Romance television programs  Television mini-series  Detective and mystery television programs  Biographical television programs  Historical television programs  History 
Roles: Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Glenister
Emma by Diarmuid Lawrence( Visual )

50 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Jane Austen's novel about Emma Woodhouse, a congenial young lady who delights in meddling in other people's affairs. She is perpetually trying to unite men and women who are utterly wrong for each other. Despite her interest in romance, Emma is clueless about her own feelings, and her relationship with Mr. Knightley
The six wives of Henry VIII( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The six wives of Henry VIII: A six-part chronicle of England's early 16th century, recounting the turbulent life and times of King Henry VIII through the eyes and travails of his wives
Rumpole of the Bailey. the complete seasons one and two( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A television series about the life and trials of Horace Rumpole, a London criminal defense lawyer
Shades of darkness( Visual )

2 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Delves into the world of the supernatural with six bizarre, inexplicable, and frightening ghost stories as told by some of the greatest mystery authors of all time
Hetty Wainthropp investigates( Visual )

6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 2, Episode 3. Digging for dirt: Enid Weston has barricaded herself inside her flat to protest the building's imminent razing. Investigating Enid's charges of dirty dealing in the construction business, Hetty and Geoffrey come to believe that a time capsule buried deep within the old building holds secrets. But some people will go to any lengths to keep them buried. -- Episode 4. Mind over muscle: Dawn Halliwell, Hetty's hairdresser, finds herself in a tangle, and it's not over tresses. Her husband, Russ, got mugged in a public loo. Was the attack random? Or did Russ do something to provoke it? Hetty unsnarls a twisted tale of greed, jealousy, and revenge
The Noël Coward collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noël Coward is the definitive playwright of the early 20th century, contributing a robust repertoire of brilliant material. Playwright, actor, composer, and irrepressible socialite, Coward charmed high society in both London and New York during his heyday, and his work continues to charm audiences today with its urbane wit, sly humor and distinctive style
Six wives of Henry VIII( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes the 18 years of marriage between Catherine of Aragon and Henry VIII, which eventually ended in divorce when Henry's desire for a male heir sent him searching for a younger wife
The six wives of Henry VIII( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes Henry VIII's marriage to Anne of Cleves, a German princess whom he found useful for consolidating an alliance with Germany but later divorced when his political maneuvers failed
Number 10 by Mark Rothko( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Open Britain's most famous door for a glimpse at the personal affairs that have unfolded over the centuries inside Number 10 Downing Street. Spanning the Napoleonic era to the 1920s, each episode tells the story of a great public statesman, and of the private individual whose passions, hopes, and fears played out within the narrow confines of Number 10"--Container
Miss Julie by August Strindberg( Visual )

3 editions published between 1972 and 1983 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A one-act naturalistic tragedy which places emphasis on the importance environment plays in shaping personality; set on a country estate in the nineteenth century, the drama involves the psychological and sexual tensions between the upper and lower classes of the time. Miss Julie, a young, overbearing noble woman allows her butler to seduce her after her engagement has been broken. Her actions then lead to a haunting and unremitting exploration of how her disgrace leads to her ultimate destruction
Hetty Wainthropp investigates( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life as a private detective begins at 60 for this sprightly Lancashire housewife. Instead of winding down as her husband, Robert, expects, she₂s just getting started. Hetty takes a job to make ends meet and accidentally discovers her natural gift for sleuthing. In these first six episodes, she finds an eager sidekick in destitute teenager Geoffrey and puts her sensible pumps to the pavement in search of mysteries to solve
Hetty Wainthropp investigates( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life as a private detective begins at 60 for this sprightly Lancashire housewife. Instead of winding down as her husband, Robert, expects, she's just getting started. Hetty takes a job to make ends meet and accidentally discovers her natural gift for sleuthing. In these first six episodes, she finds an eager sidekick in destitute teenager Geoffrey and puts her sensible pumps to the pavement in search of mysteries to solve
The girls in their summer dresses and other stories( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A trio of Shaw adaptations. Girls in their summer dresses, filmed on location in Greenwich Village, is a contemporary story centering on a couple's marital relationship and their conflicting views of monogamy. The Monument, which takes place in 1938, pits a bartender against his penny-pinching restaurant owner. The Man who married a French wife, set in 1960, details the effects of cultural difference and past secrets on a seemingly happy marriage
Guilty conscience( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guilty conscience : Arthur Jamison is a brilliant and successful criminal defense attorney. There's just one problem: his wife Louise has decided to file for divorce and is planning to milk him for all he is worth. Since Arthur doesn't want that, he needs to figure out a way to kill her. But, being the attorney he is, he knows that he'd be the first suspect. While he concocts various plots to bring about her demise, his mistress Jackie shows up unexpectedly. Now what will Arthur do?
August Strindberg's "Miss Julie"( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A noblewoman allows her butler to seduce her after her engagement is broken; her disgrace begins to destroy her
Jane Seymour( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes the short-lived marriage between Henry VIII and Jane Seymour, who died in childbirth after delivering a feeble son destined for the English throne
After the war( Visual )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An English middle-class Jewish boy befriends a German impoverished Jewish boy at a British boarding school during World War II. Their relationship both deepens and twists over the next three decades, as they establish themselves in the upper echelons of the entertainment world
Rumpole's return( Visual )

4 editions published between 1980 and 2000 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rumpole comes back from retirement when he hears of a murder case in London-- the stabbing of the Honorable Rory Canter by an innocuous accountant
The Noël Coward collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noël Coward is the definitive playwright of the early 20th century, contributing a robust repertoire of brilliant material. Playwright, actor, composer, and irrepressible socialite, Coward charmed high society in both London and New York during his heyday, and his work continues to charm audiences today with its urbane wit, sly humor and distinctive style
The Six wives of Henry VIII( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of the six marriages of Henry VIII
 
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