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...Age recommendation: 15+ (very strong language and sexual references) This Young Vic production was recorded through National Theatre Live on 31st August, 2017. A young woman is driven to the unthinkable by her desperate desire to have...

Revenge is Sweet

Andrew Tidmarsh

Andrew Tidmarsh is theatre and film director, writer and teacher. He has taught this practical approach to genre to writers, directors and actors at RADA, Goldsmiths, and Drama Centre at undergraduate and postgraduate level. He has directed in UK, Germany, Canada and Philippines, and is the director of an annual new writing festival at the Soho Theatre in London. He regularly teaches in Canada and Dubai. His book An Attitude for Acting will be published by Nick Hern books in 2011. Andrew Tidmarsh is a theatre director, film-maker and teacher. He has taught at leading drama schools and currently runs the Foundation course at RADA. He has directed work at Soho Theatre, Wimbledon Studio, Shakespeare's Globe and Jermyn Street Theatre. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Genre : A Guide to Writing for Stage and Screen

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2014

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...The Spanish Tragedy Thomas Kyd , The Spanish Tragedy , revised edn, London : Methuen Drama...

The House of Bernarda Alba

From an original work by

Federico Garcia Lorca

Translated by

Rona Munro

~playauthor~Written by~ Federico Garcia Lorca , Rona Munro ~playauthor~From an original work by~ Federico Garcia Lorca ~playauthor~Translated by~ Rona Munro

Nick Hern Books, 1999

NHB Classic Plays

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Acts: 3, Roles: Total (8), Female (8), Male (0), Unassigned (0)

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...Rona Munro's version of Federico García Lorca’s 1936 play The House of Bernarda Alba (La Casa de Bernarda Alba) was commissioned by Shared Experience and first performed at the Salisbury Playhouse on 11 March 1999...

Life is a Dream

Adapted by

Helen Edmundson

~playauthor~Written by~ Pedro Calderon De La Barca , Helen Edmundson ~playauthor~Adapted by~ Helen Edmundson

Nick Hern Books, 2009

NHB Classic Plays

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Acts: 3, Scenes: 39, Roles: Total (11), Female (2), Male (9), Unassigned (0)

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...Life is a Dream (La vida es sueño) is a masterpiece from the Spanish Golden Age by Pedro Calderón de la Barca (1600–81), exploring illusion, reality and fate against the backdrop of a mythical Polish kingdom. Helen Edmundson's version...

Women Playing Hamlet on the Spanish Stage

Women Making Shakespeare : Text, Reception, Performance

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2014

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...Studies of female Shakespearean performance are practically non-existent in Spain, despite the fact women have been part of Spanish theatre since medieval times. Their presence on the public stage has remained a problematic and complex...

The Franco Years

Keith Gregor

Keith Gregor is Senior Lecturer at the University of Murcia in Spain. He has published widely on Shakespeare in performance and Spanish drama and theatre practice. Since 1999 he has worked on a research project on the reception of Shakespeare in Spain ( www.um.es/shakespeare ). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Shakespeare in the Spanish Theatre : 1772 to the Present

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...The Cultural Premises The end of the Civil War, which had raged for three bloody years between July 1936 and April 1939, did not mean a cessation of the hostilities in Spain; on the contrary, it would inaugurate a spirit of revenge...

Introduction

Keith Gregor

Keith Gregor is Senior Lecturer at the University of Murcia in Spain. He has published widely on Shakespeare in performance and Spanish drama and theatre practice. Since 1999 he has worked on a research project on the reception of Shakespeare in Spain ( www.um.es/shakespeare ). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Shakespeare in the Spanish Theatre : 1772 to the Present

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...In August 2004 the summer review of the Spanish national newspaper El País ran an article on what it called the ‘vital and renewed addiction to Shakespeare’. The article was a response to the fact that, at the time, a dozen or so different...

The Village  

Written by

April de Angelis

~playauthor~Written by~ April de Angelis

Faber and Faber, 2018

Faber Drama

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Acts: 3, Scenes: 17, Roles: Total (15), Female (7), Male (8), Unassigned (0)

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...Village life for Jyoti is simple: the people work hard, sing and live off the earth. She would rather devour a delicious meal than think about a suitable partner. But when the Inspector and his men arrive in town, things begin to sour...

Yerma

Translated by

Jo Clifford

~playauthor~Written by~ Federico Garcia Lorca , Jo Clifford ~playauthor~Translated by~ Jo Clifford

Nick Hern Books, 2010

Drama Classics

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Acts: 3, Scenes: 6, Roles: Total (28), Female (20), Male (8), Unassigned (0)

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...Federico García Lorca's Yerma is a poetic drama about a childless woman living in rural Spain, and her desperate longing to conceive a child. It was first performed in the Teatro Español, Madrid, on 29 December 1934...

Disaster and Regeneration

Keith Gregor

Keith Gregor is Senior Lecturer at the University of Murcia in Spain. He has published widely on Shakespeare in performance and Spanish drama and theatre practice. Since 1999 he has worked on a research project on the reception of Shakespeare in Spain ( www.um.es/shakespeare ). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Shakespeare in the Spanish Theatre : 1772 to the Present

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...1898 The explosion that sank the American battleship USS Maine in Havana bay in February 1898 precipitated a major diplomatic conflict between the United States and Spain, which quickly degenerated into war. Spanish defeat...