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Doran, Gregory

Overview
Works: 99 works in 336 publications in 3 languages and 6,569 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Filmed plays  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Documentary films  Biographical television programs  Filmed performances  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Director, Author, Restager , Other, Performer, Editor, Actor, sgd
Classifications: PN1992.77, 822.33
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gregory Doran
In search of Shakespeare by Michael Wood( Visual )

27 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intimate look at William Shakespeare and his world
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

42 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This production of Shakespeare's masterpiece from Britain's renowned Royal Shakespeare Company was filmed on location rather than in the theatre. No recent stage production in Britain has attracted the excitement and nearly unanimous critical praise as this Hamlet. Dynamic, exciting, and contemporary, it breathes new life into Shakespeare's greatest play
The winter's tale by William Shakespeare( Visual )

39 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete and un-edited, the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Shakespeare's drama
Richard II by William Shakespeare( Visual )

13 editions published between 2013 and 2018 in English and held by 298 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
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

24 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A television production of Shakespeare's play of tyranny and ambition presenting the Royal Shakespeare Company stage production
Woza Shakespeare! : Titus Andronicus in South Africa by Antony Sher( Book )

8 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essential Shakespeare live by William Shakespeare( Recording )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British Library and the Royal Shakespeare Company present twenty live productions of William Shakespeare's most celebrated works. Comprised of several famous recordings from the latter half of the 20th century, this program includes snippets from Romeo and Juliet, War of the Roses, King Lear, and Hamlet
Shakespeare's lost play : in search of Cardenio by Gregory Doran( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is Gregory Doran's account of his quest to re-discover Cardenio, the lost play written by Shakespeare and John Fletcher. A thrilling act of literary detection that takes him from the Bodleian Library in Oxford, via Cervantes' Spain to the stage of the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford. Fully illustrated throughout, Shakespeare's Lost Play tells a fascinating story, which, like the play itself, will engross Shakespeare buffs and theatregoers alike. Doran's much-praised production of Cardenio for the Royal Shakespeare Company marked the culmination of years spent searching for a famously 'lost' play co-authored by William Shakespeare. In this book, Doran takes us with him on his quest to unearth every extant clue and then into the rehearsal room as he pieces together a play unseen since its first performance in 1613. The result, as the Guardian attested, is "an extraordinary and theatrically powerful piece, one that should both please audiences and keep academic scholars in work for years". - Publisher
Cardenio : Shakespeare's 'lost play' re-imagined by Gregory Doran( Book )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in the heat and dust of Andalusia in seventeenth-century Spain, Cardenio is the story of a friendship betrayed, with all the elements of a thriller: disguise, dishonour and deceit. A woman is seduced, a bride is forced to the altar, and a man runs mad among the mountains of the Sierra Morena. Based on an episode in Cervantes' Don Quixote, the play known as Cardenio by Shakespeare and John Fletcher was performed at court in 1612. A copy of their collaboration has never been found; however, it is claimed that Double Falshood by Lewis Theobald is an eighteenth-century adaptation of it. Since Theobald's play misses out some crucial scenes in the plot, Doran has turned to the Cervantes original to supply the missing episodes, using the original English translation by Thomas Shelton (1612) that Fletcher and Shakespeare must themselves have read."--Publisher
Henry V( Visual )

11 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Henry IV is dead and Hal is King. With England in a state of unrest, he must leave his rebellious youth behind, striving to gain the respect of his nobility and people. Laying claim to parts of France and following an insult from the French Dauphin, Henry gathers his troops and prepares for a war that he hopes will unite his country."--Container
The Shakespeare almanac by Gregory Doran( Book )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Shakespeare Almanac is a day by day calendar of Shakespeare's year. It follows the rural farming cycle of lambing to sheep-shearing to harvest home, as they are referred to in Shakespeare's plays and poetry. It lists all the high days and holidays, from Christmas to Easter, Candelmas to Hocktide
Live from Stratford-upon-Avon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With his crown under threat from enemies both foreign and domestic, Henry IV prepares for war. As his father gets ready to defend his crown, Prince Hal is languishing in the taverns and brothels of London, revelling in the company of his friend, the notorious Sir John Falstaff. With the onset of war, Hal must confront his responsibilities to family and throne
Live from Stratford-upon-Avon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Henry's health is failing but he is uncertain Hal is a worthy heir. Meanwhile, Falstaff is sent to the countryside to recruit fresh troops, where he gleefully indulges in the business of lining his own pockets. As the King's health continues to worsen, Hal must choose between duty and loyalty to an old friend in Shakespeare's heartbreaking conclusion to this pair of plays
Live from Stratford-upon-Avon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry IV is dead and Hal is King. With England in a state of unrest, he must leave his rebellious youth behind, striving to gain the respect of his nobility and people. Laying claim to parts of France and following an insult from the French Dauphin, Henry gathers his troops and prepares for a war that he hopes will unite his country
Live from Stratford-upon-Avon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a distant island a man waits. Robbed of his position, power and wealth, his enemies have left him in isolation. But this is no ordinary man, and this no ordinary island. Prospero is a magician, able to control the very elements and bend nature to his will. When a sail appears on the horizon, he reaches out across the ocean to the ship that carries the men who wronged him. Creating a vast magical storm he wrecks the ship and washes his enemies up on the shore. When they wake they find themselves lost on a fantastical island where nothing is as it seems
Live from Stratford-upon-Avon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Lear has ruled for many years. As age overtakes him, he divides his kingdom amongst his children. Misjudging their loyalty, he soon finds himself stripped of all the trappings of state, wealth and power that had defined him
Live from Stratford-upon-Avon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of power and plotting, Richard II is the first of Shakespeare's four plays about the House of Lancaster. 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. RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran directs David Tennant in the title role
Henry IV, part 1 by Robin Lough( Visual )

12 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatic tale of power, treachery and war, this is considered to be Shakespeares greatest historical saga
Merry wives : the musical by Paul Englishby( Book )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry IV, part 2 by Ross MacGibbon( Visual )

9 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatic tale of power, treachery and war, this is considered to be Shakespeares greatest historical saga
 
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Hamlet
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Woza Shakespeare! : Titus Andronicus in South AfricaThe essential Shakespeare liveCardenio : Shakespeare's 'lost play' re-imaginedThe Shakespeare almanacMerry wives : the musical
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Gregory Doran britischer Schauspieler und Regisseur

Gregory Doran British theatre director

Gregory Doran Brits acteur

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