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Miss Julie

Translated by

David Eldridge

~playauthor~Written by~ August Strindberg , David Eldridge ~playauthor~Translated by~ David Eldridge

Methuen Drama, 2012

Modern Plays

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

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... aroused such protests that it was withdrawn after one performance. David Eldridge’s contemporary and faithful translation was first performed in 2012 at the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester....

The Wild Duck

Written by

Henrik Ibsen

and

David Eldridge

Translated by

David Eldridge

~playauthor~Written by~ Henrik Ibsen , David Eldridge ~playauthor~Translated by~ David Eldridge

Methuen Drama, 2005

Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 5, Roles: Total (13), Female (3), Male (10), Unassigned (0)

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... bird which is nursed and kept in the attic by Hedvig, an acute symbol of resistance to reality which is the crux of this rich and piercing play. The Wild Duck was published in 1884 and premiered in 1885 at Bergen in Norway. This version by David Eldridge opened in 2005 at the Donmar Warehouse, London....

John Gabriel Borkman

Written by

Henrik Ibsen

and

David Eldridge

Translated by

David Eldridge

~playauthor~Written by~ Henrik Ibsen , David Eldridge ~playauthor~Translated by~ David Eldridge

Methuen Drama, 2007

Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 4, Roles: Total (8), Female (5), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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... Erhart brings the submerged conflict screaming on to the stage. John Gabriel Borkman is a work of cold poignancy etched with comedy, a portrait of men and women who have nothing left to lose. This version, translated by David Eldridge, premiered in 2007 at the Donmar Warehouse, London....

The Lady from the Sea

Written by

Henrik Ibsen

and

David Eldridge

Translated by

David Eldridge

~playauthor~Written by~ Henrik Ibsen , David Eldridge ~playauthor~Translated by~ David Eldridge

Methuen Drama, 2010

Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 5, Roles: Total (8), Female (3), Male (5), Unassigned (0)

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... Ellida must choose between the solid and reliable values of the land and the fluid, mysterious and frightening attraction of the sea. David Eldridge's translation is subtle, faithful and sensitive to Ibsen's language,...

The Stock Da'wa

Written by

David Eldridge

~playauthor~Written by~ David Eldridge

Methuen Drama, 2012

Contemporary Dramatists

Playtext

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

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...The Stock Da’wa is a taut and blackly comic three-person play about truth, fundamentalism and mothers. Paul, Joan and Mr Wilson are standing in the kitchen. Paul has just returned with a bag and a bloodied nose to his...

A Week with Tony

Written by

David Eldridge

~playauthor~Written by~ David Eldridge

Methuen Drama, 1997

Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 10, Roles: Total (14), Female (6), Male (8), Unassigned (0)

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...David Eldridge blends politics, anger and empathy in a wily portrait of the mid-nineties Conservative middle class, on the brink of a Labour victory and several personal breakdowns. Tony is a computer sales rep,...

Under the Blue Sky

Written by

David Eldridge

~playauthor~Written by~ David Eldridge

Methuen Drama, 2005

Contemporary Dramatists

Playtext

Acts: 3, Roles: Total (6), Female (3), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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...In three subtly-linked acts, three pairs of teachers discuss love and lust with boldness and honesty, as Eldridge studies unrequited affection, obsession, sex, and even being happy. Nick and Helen have been friends...

M.A.D.

Written by

David Eldridge

~playauthor~Written by~ David Eldridge

Methuen Drama, 2005

Contemporary Dramatists

Playtext

Scenes: 4, Roles: Total (5), Female (1), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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... erupts because John’s mother wants him to read David Copperfield for the entrance exam to a public school, so he doesn’t have to work on a stall like his father. John is more worried about the end of the world, only to have his own, personal...

In Basildon

Written by

David Eldridge

~playauthor~Written by~ David Eldridge

Methuen Drama, 2012

Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 4, Roles: Total (10), Female (5), Male (5), Unassigned (0)

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...Len’s on his deathbed and the family have gathered to say their final farewells. His sisters still aren’t speaking after nearly twenty years; his nephew’s trying for a baby and a bigger house; while his best mate, Ken, remembers ‘Bas-vegas’...

Beginning  

Written by

David Eldridge

~playauthor~Written by~ David Eldridge

Methuen Drama, 2017

Modern Plays

Playtext

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

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... Every story starts somewhere. It’s the early hours of the morning and Danny’s the last straggler at Laura’s party. The flat’s in a mess. And so are they. One more drink? David Eldridge (Market Boy,...