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Lough, Robin

Overview
Works: 236 works in 573 publications in 5 languages and 10,723 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Televised operas  Filmed operas  Film adaptations  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  History  Historical films  Nonfiction films  Television adaptations 
Roles: Director, Producer, Restager , Author, Performer, Creator, Film editor, fmd, Other
Classifications: M1500.P83, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robin Lough
The Mission by Roland Joffé( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 1,673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En 1740, l'empire espagnol s'étend jusqu'en Amérique du Sud. Frère Gabriel (Jeremy Irons), un jésuite idéaliste, fonde une communauté pacifiste chez les indiens Guarani. Il sera bientôt rejoint par le mercenaire Mendoza (Robert De Niro), ancien marchand d'esclaves aujourd'hui repenti...Quelques années plus tard, l'Espagne a décidé du sort des missions jésuites : elles doivent disparaître
The shock of the new by Robert Hughes( Visual )

13 editions published between 1979 and 2001 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Robert Hughes' history of modern art from cubism to pop and the avant-garde. The sequel to the BBC's Civilization series, picks up at the threshold of the 20th century. It is written and presented by Robert Hughes, art critic and senior writer for Time. Hughes draws on a wealth of documentary materials from the archives of the BBC, including rare footage and interviews with noted artists. The range of major figures includes Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, le Corbusier, Maz Ernst, Francis Bacon and Jackson Pollock."--Container
Miró : theatre of dreams by Robin Lough( Visual )

36 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The only Surrealist whose work survived in the face of new trends, Miro is shown here at age 85, working in his studio and embarking on an entirely new venture: an original theatrical production
She stoops to conquer by Oliver Goldsmith( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and Athapascan and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This classic comedy of manners tells of the clever schemes and comic ruses that unfold one night at a country house. An ambitious step-mother, impassioned sweethearts, a pragmatic father and a pair of star-crossed suitors are sent spinning through a hilarious comedy of errors by one of the great characters of the stage, Tony Lumpkin. In its day, this eighteenth century masterpiece was considered so 'low' that it might never have reached the stage. When it was finally produced, it enjoyed immediate and lasting success, breaking the mould with its satirical swipe at polite society
King Priam by Michael Tippett( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Tippett's retelling of the Homeric legend of Troy, centering on the character of King Priam
Giulio Cesare : opera in three acts by George Frideric Handel( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Italian and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"David McVicar's production of Giulio Cesare manages to combine serious insight with entertainment, bringing Handel's masterpiece to life in a powerful, convincing and highly intelligent way. In every line of the complex narrative the subtle nuances are apparent, reflecting perfectly the transparent and exquisite nature of Handel's musical expression."--Container
Henry IV, part 1 by Robin Lough( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prince Hal, son of King Henry IV, seems to be squandering his life away with the fat knight Sir John Falstaff and the whores, boozers and petty rogues of Eastcheap. But beside these scenes of glorious misrule gathers a nationwide rebellion led by the Duke of Northumberland and his charismatic son, Hotspur. The first installment of Shakespeare's gripping account of the rise of Hal from idle barfly to monarch-in-waiting
All's well that ends well( Visual )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helena loves the arrogant Bertram, and when she cures the King of France of his sickness, she claims Bertram as her reward. But her new husband, flying from Helena to join the wars, attaches two obstructive conditions to their marriage - conditions he is sure will never be met. Featuring Olivier-award winning actress Janie Dee as the Countess of Roussillon, Sam Crane as Bertram, and Ellie Piercy as Helena
Don Giovanni : dramma giocoso by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Don Giovanni's infatuated conquests, vengeful victims and their outraged relatives join forces for retribution from the serial womanizer and murderer"--Container
Death in Venice by Benjamin Britten( Visual )

15 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the grandeur and shabbiness of Venice in the grip of disease. Portrays the moral and physical degeneration of Aschenbach, the writer whose obsessive and self-devouring pursuit of beauty in the form of the boy Tadzio leads him to humiliation and death
La fille du régiment : a comic opera in two acts by Gaetano Donizetti( Visual )

8 editions published in 2008 in French and English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features Natalie Dessay, Juan Diego Florez, and Felicity Palmer, with The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, and The Royal Opera Chorus, with Bruno Campanella conducting
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

8 editions published in 2006 in Italian and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The opera "La Boheme" is about the tragic love story of Mimi and Colline, set in Paris in the year 1830
L'incoronazione di Poppea by Claudio Monteverdi( Visual )

14 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in Italian and English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Liebesgeschichte zwischen dem römischen Kaiser Nero und Poppea
La cenerentola by Gioacchino Rossini( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in Italian and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vladimir Jurowski and Sir Peter Hall are reunited for a fresh and vibrant but timelessly elegant production of Rossini's much-loved setting of the Cinderella story, with a fine cast led by Ruxandra Donose in the title role. Filmed with high definition cameras and recorded in multi-track sound, mixed to sparkling stereo and 5.1 surround sound
She stoops to conquer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This classic comedy of manners tells of the clever schemes and comic ruses that unfold one night at a country house. An ambitious step-mother, impassioned sweethearts, a pragmatic father and a pair of star-crossed suitors are sent spinning through a hilarious comedy of errors by one of the great characters of the stage, Tony Lumpkin. In its day, this eighteenth century masterpiece was considered so 'low' that it might never have reached the stage. When it was finally produced, it enjoyed immediate and lasting success, breaking the mould with its satirical swipe at polite society. 518 "This production was first performed on September 12, 2002 at the Oxford Playhouse, and opened at the National Theatre on December 17, 2002. It was recorded at the Theatre Royal, Bath on April 8 & 9, 2003."
Richard II( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Richard is King. A monarch ordained by God to lead his people. But he is also a man of very human weakness. A man whose vanity threatens to divide the great houses of England and drag his people into a dynastic civil war that will last 100 years"--Container
La clemenza di Tito : opera seria in two acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

18 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A legendary tale of passion, betrayal and forgiveness, based on incidents in the life of the roman emperor Titus
Albert Herring by Benjamin Britten( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Albert - a gullible, naïve greengrocer lad who, much to his embarrassment, is made Village May King when it is realized there are no longer any girls with the necessary virtuous qualifications
Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Claudio loves Hero and Hero Claudio and nothing seems capable of tearing them apart. Claudio's friend Benedick loves Beatrice and Beatrice Benedick, but (because neither will admit it) nothing seems capable of bringing them together. Only the intrigues of a resentful prince force Benedick to prove his love for Beatrice--by killing his best friend"--Container
La bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in Italian and English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an attic apartment in the Latin Quarter of Paris, a group of young artists are living together in poverty. Their neighbour, the little seamstress Mimi, introduces herself, seeking a light for her candle, when Rodolfo is left alone. They fall in love. At the Café Momus Rodolfo presents Mimi to his friends, while the singer Musetta abandons her elderly rich lover Alcindoro in order to join Marcello. Alcindoro is left to settle the bill for all of them. Time has passed. Mimi has lived with Rodolfo, but they quarrel, because of his apparent jealousy. He has planned to leave her, as we learn in a scene set on a cold winter morning by the city gates. Musetta, a contrast in character to the gentle Mimi, later returns to the attic apartment of the four young men, bringing with her the dying Mimi, whom they now try to comfort, but in vain, as she dies before their eyes of the consumption that has racked her
 
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