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Olfactory

~playauthor~Written by~ Rona Munro

Methuen Drama, 2012

Modern Plays

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Roles: Total (1), Female (0), Male (1), Unassigned (0)

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...Over 10,000 different smells drift across our planet in various configurations. Olfactory gives you a choice to craft your identity and to decode the invisible molecules floating through the air. Who do you want to be in the future...

Notes for First Time Astronauts

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Tom Wells

~playauthor~Written by~ Tom Wells

Nick Hern Books, 2010

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Acts: 1

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...A comic monologue from Tom Wells warning of the perils of self-abuse in zero gravity conditions. Our unnamed male narrator is about to take off into space as the cameraman on board a rocket to the moon. However...

Orca

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Matt Grinter

~playauthor~Written by~ Matt Grinter

Nick Hern Books, 2016

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Scenes: 6, Roles: Total (5), Female (3), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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...Matt Grinter's Orca is a play about the pressure to conform, as a girl in an isolated fishing community tries to prevent the enactment of a devastating ritual. The play was the winner of the 2016 Papatango New Writing Prize and was first...

Your Last Breath

~playauthor~Written by~ Matt Grinter

Methuen Drama, 2012

Modern Plays

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Scenes: 35, Roles: Total (4), Female (2), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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...1876 – Christopher leaves his young family behind to work in Norway. He will map the uncharted mountains for the very first time. 1999 – Anna's body freezes after an extreme skiing accident and her heart stops. But doctors gradually warm...

Frogman  

~playauthor~Written by~ Matt Grinter

Methuen Drama, 2018

Modern Plays

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Scenes: 17, Roles: Total (10), Female (7), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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...Your father has been charged with the murder of Ashleigh Richardson, back in 1995. Summer 1995, the Great Barrier Reef. Police divers hover over the reef, looking for traces of Ashleigh...

The House They Grew Up In  

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Deborah Bruce

~playauthor~Written by~ Deborah Bruce

Nick Hern Books, 2017

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Acts: 2, Scenes: 10, Roles: Total (11), Female (5), Male (6), Unassigned (0)

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...Deborah Bruce's play The House They Grew Up In is about a co-dependent relationship between a reclusive brother and a sister, and how they cope when the world bursts in on them. It was first performed at Chichester Festival Theatre (in...

Snapshots of Practice: Environmental Health, Medical Dramaturgy, Addiction and Ebola

Applied Theatre: Performing Health and Wellbeing

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017

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...10.1 Introduction Veronica Baxter For some years the theme of ‘uncertainty’ or ‘precarity’ has become part of the academic lexicon...

Another Way of Looking: Reflexive Technologies and How They Change the World

Theatre, Performance and Cognition : Languages, Bodies and Ecologies

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2016

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...I want to try something. I want you to sit with this book and a computer, or a smartphone or tablet, any screen where you have access to the internet and can watch a video and search for some pictures. I’m going to ask you to look at some...

Drowning: Timon of Athens

Steve Mentz

Steve Mentz is Associate Professor of English at St. John's University in New York City, USA, where he teaches Shakespeare and Renaissance literature. He is author of Romance for Sale in Early Modern England (Ashgate, 2006) and co-editor of Rogues and Early Modern English Culture (Michigan, 2004). His maritime research has been supported by the Folger Shakespeare Library, the John Carter Brown Library, Mystic Seaport, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the National Maritime Museum in London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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At the Bottom of Shakespeare’s Ocean

Bloomsbury Academic, 2009

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...He swam the seas before the continents broke water; he once swam over the site of the Tuleries, and Windsor Castle, and the Kremlin. In Noah’s flood he despised Noah’s Ark; and if ever the world is again to be flooded, like the Netherlands,...

The Basement Flat

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Rona Munro

~playauthor~Written by~ Rona Munro

Nick Hern Books, 2010

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Roles: Total (2), Female (1), Male (1), Unassigned (0)

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...Rona Munro's The Basement Flat is a short play for two performers, an unsettling depiction of daily life in a disturbing world not too far in the future. It was commissioned by and first performed at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, on 13...