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The Changing Room  

Written by

Chris Bush

~playauthor~Written by~ Chris Bush

Nick Hern Books, 2019

NHB Modern Plays

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Scenes: 5

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... On the cusp…’ Set in and around a swimming pool, Chris Bush's play The Changing Room follows a group of teenagers full of excitement, impatience and uncertainty. They know change is coming, but not what...

The Last Noël  

Written by

Chris Bush

~playauthor~Written by~ Chris Bush

Nick Hern Books, 2019

NHB Modern Plays

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Roles: Total (3), Female (2), Male (1), Unassigned (0)

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Steel  

Written by

Chris Bush

~playauthor~Written by~ Chris Bush

Nick Hern Books, 2018

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 17, Roles: Total (4), Female (2), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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... to change and seeks a seat on the local council.Chris Bush's play Steel explores the last three decades of women in politics, asking what’s changed and what still must.The play premiered at Sheffield Theatres Studio in September 2018....

Faustus: That Damned Woman  

Written by

Chris Bush

~playauthor~Written by~ Chris Bush

Nick Hern Books, 2020

NHB Modern Plays

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Acts: 2, Scenes: 22, Roles: Total (21), Female (9), Male (7), Unassigned (5)

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... sacrifice and sells her soul to wrestle control of her own destiny. She travels through time and changes the course of human history, but can she escape eternal damnation?Chris Bush's devilishly provocative play Faustus: That Damned Woman...

The Assassination of Katie Hopkins  

Written by

Chris Bush

and

Matt Winkworth

~playauthor~Written by~ Chris Bush , Matt Winkworth

Nick Hern Books, 2018

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 39, Roles: Total (46), Female (17), Male (28), Unassigned (1)

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... of a keyboard, just like, share and subscribe. But as the digital mob polish their pitchforks, the world starts to question just how free should free speech be? A smart, satirical musical by Chris Bush and Matt Winkworth about truth, celebrity...

Theatre in the 1970s

Chris Megson

Chris Megson is Senior Lecturer in Drama and Theatre at Royal Holloway, University of London. He has taught and published widely in the field of modern drama, and is editor of The Methuen Drama Book of Naturalist Plays. Other works include: Get Real: Documentary Theatre Past and Present (with Alison Forsyth, 2011), and Modern British Playwriting: The 70s: Voices, Documents, New Interpretations (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Modern British Playwriting: the 1970s : Voices, Documents, New Interpretations

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2012

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... democratic or cooperative in structure, committed to reaching new audiences outside conventional theatre spaces, and often constituted for a specific purpose. As the director Chris Parr reflects: ‘I remember at the time being very conscious...

Principles in Action

Chris Johnston

Chris Johnston is a theatre theatre director and playwright. He is the Director of Fluxx, the improvisation company, and Co-Director of Rideout and Livestock. He is the author of House of Games, The Improvisation Game and For Those Who Like To Say No. He has taught at a range of colleges and institutions including University of Warwick and Staffordshire University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Disobedient Theatre : Alternative Ways to Inspire, Animate and Play

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017

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... of the constituency. Who’s involved in informing what the show is? It may be those in the room – or it may be a wider community. Chris Goode’s project Open House at West Yorkshire Playhouse in 2011 invited all-comers to drop by the rehearsal room...

Introducing the Playwrights

Chris Megson

Chris Megson is Senior Lecturer in Drama and Theatre at Royal Holloway, University of London. He has taught and published widely in the field of modern drama, and is editor of The Methuen Drama Book of Naturalist Plays. Other works include: Get Real: Documentary Theatre Past and Present (with Alison Forsyth, 2011), and Modern British Playwriting: The 70s: Voices, Documents, New Interpretations (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Modern British Playwriting: the 1970s : Voices, Documents, New Interpretations

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2012

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... universities and army camps. By 1971, the group had three pieces showing at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe: Chris Wilkinson’s Plays for Rubber Go-Go Girls, the group-written Lay By and Wilson’s Blow Job. The Arts Council wanted Portable to remain small...

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Chris Megson

Chris Megson is Senior Lecturer in Drama and Theatre at Royal Holloway, University of London. He has taught and published widely in the field of modern drama, and is editor of The Methuen Drama Book of Naturalist Plays. Other works include: Get Real: Documentary Theatre Past and Present (with Alison Forsyth, 2011), and Modern British Playwriting: The 70s: Voices, Documents, New Interpretations (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Modern British Playwriting: the 1970s : Voices, Documents, New Interpretations

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2012

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... and break the hold of Brecht on your mind. So extreme figures like Jed in Magnificence or Lambert in Pravda naturally came to mind. CM: In the late 1960s, you worked with Chris Parr in Bradford and the Brighton...

Hedge-Priest

R. Chris Hassel

R.Chris Hassel, Jr. is Professor of English Emeritus at Vanderbilt University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Shakespeare’s Religious Language : A Dictionary

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2015

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... is another such priest, of whom Jaques asks Touchstone ‘will you (being a man of your breeding) be married under a bush like a beggar? Get you to church, and have a good priest that can tell you what marriage is’ (AYL 3.3.83–6).(C) Whitgift (1851–53), 3: 382, admires the simple lifestyles of hedge-priests....