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The Scam, Peter Lloyd
Peter Lloyd
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<p>Sharp-edged, tough and funny, <em>The Scam </em>is Peter Lloyd&rsquo;s play about two young Welshmen out to hit the business big time. Keen to escape their dead-end lives on a housing estate, AI and Oar make do picking apples until a chance meeting with the quick-talking Finn sets a wholesale scheme in motion that could...
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<p>New Plays for Young People: The Shakespeare Factory must produce five-minute video versions of Shakespeare&rsquo;s plays. Will factory manager Gillian Brutus get the videos to the Government Officer on time? Shop Steward Jack Cash puts up a fight, and the actors are unruly and rebellious. Jack&rsquo;s idea that a party in the...
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The View from Row G, Dannie Abse
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<p>Three plays from one of Britain&rsquo;s leading and most beloved literary figures: House of Cowards, The Dogs of Pavlov and Pythagoras (Smith). All previously performed in London, these prize-winning plays originate in Abse&rsquo;s preoccupation with personal and public themes. &lsquo;House of Cowards&rsquo;, which won the...
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Three Plays by Charles Way
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<p>&rsquo;Dead Man&rsquo;s Hat&rsquo; explores the myths of the Old American West, with many an acknowledgement to films like Shane and High Plains Drifter. A compelling stranger arrives at a remote homestead. Seventeen year-old Anne is ready to fall under his spell. Her mother, Kate, remains suspicious but she is desperate for...
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To Bodies Gone: The Theatre of Peter Gill, Barney Norris
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<p><strong>&lsquo;A comprehensive and enjoyable portrait of one of the great, but slightly unsung, stalwarts of recent British theatre. It should be read by anyone aspiring to be a director, playwright or anyone who is passionate about theatre and craves insight into how plays work.&rsquo; &ndash; StageTalk Magazine</...
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