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Lough, Robin

Works: 203 works in 552 publications in 4 languages and 10,012 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Televised operas  Filmed operas  History  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Historical films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Restager , Performer, Author, Film editor, Creator, Other, dir
Classifications: M1500.P83, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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 1,655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic about a man of the sword and a man of the cloth who unite to shield the Guarani South American Indian tribe from brutal subjugation by 18th-century colonial empires. "The historical events represented in this story are true, and occurred around the borderlands of Argentina, Paraguay & Brazil in the year 1750." -- Opening credits
She stoops to conquer by Max Stafford-Clark( Visual )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 588 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
Henry IV, part 1 by William Shakespeare( Visual )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatic tale of power, treachery and war, this is considered to be Shakespeare's greatest historical saga
Miró theatre of dreams by Robin Lough( Visual )

40 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 424 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
The shock of the new by Robert Hughes( Visual )

4 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 414 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
Giulio Cesare opera in three acts by George Frideric Handel( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in Italian and held by 370 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
Don Giovanni dramma giocoso by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 361 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
King Priam by Michael Tippett( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Tippett's retelling of the Homeric legend of Troy, centering on the character of King Priam
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in Italian and English and held by 283 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
All's well that ends well by William Shakespeare( Visual )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Shakespeare's comedy about Helena, the new wife of Count Bertram, who resorts to chichanery to win the respect and affection of her husband
La clemenza di Tito opera seria in two acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

17 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this performance of Mozart's last opera, Nicholas Hytner's staging for the Glyndebourne Festival Opera sheds new light on a story of passion that overrides loyalty and integrity that is tested to the extreme
Death in Venice by Benjamin Britten( Visual )

15 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 248 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
L'incoronazione di Poppea by Claudio Monteverdi( Visual )

17 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in Italian and English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This musical drama conducted by Raymond Leppard, is in 2 acts. This is Claudio Monteverdi's last opera, written when he was 75 and often considered to be his best. The opera tells the amoral story of the Roman Emperor Nero's love affair with the scheming and seductive Poppea, here voluptuously portrayed by Maria Ewing with evil triumphing over good, while the allegorical figures from the Prologue-Fortune, Virtue and Love look on Nero, played by Dennis Baily, accompanied by London Philarmonic Orchestra & the Glyndebourne Chorus
La fille du régiment a comic opera in two acts by Gaetano Donizetti( Visual )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in French and English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This production was the hit of early 2007. The new Laurent Pelly production of the comedy set in the Alps stars the glorious Natalie Dessay & the tenor Juan Diego Florez the King of the High Ds - with cameo role by comedian Dawn French
Richard II by William Shakespeare( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 211 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
Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare( Visual )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 210 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
Albert Herring by Benjamin Britten( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 209 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
Henry VIII by Robin Lough( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Tudor Court is locked in a power struggle between its nobles and the Machiavellian Cardinal Wolsey, the King's first minister and the country's most conspicuous symbol of Catholic power. Wolsey's ambition knows no bounds and when his chief ally, Queen Katherine, interferes in the King's romance with Ann Boleyn, he brings ruin upon himself, the Queen and centuries of English obedience to Rome"--Container
La cenerentola by Gioacchino Rossini( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in Italian and held by 178 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
The merry wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's hilarious and brilliantly constructed farce, delighted audiences at the Globe Theatre in London in 2008 and 2010. Filmed in high definition, the pace, polish, gorgeous Elizabethan costumes and the rollicking performances dazzled the audience
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The Mission
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Italian (64)

French (9)

German (5)

She stoops to conquerMiró theatre of dreamsKing PriamDeath in Venice