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The Dutch Courtesan

Written by

John Marston

and

David Crane

Edited by

David Crane

~playauthor~Written by~ John Marston , David Crane ~playauthor~Edited by~ David Crane

Methuen Drama, 1997

New Mermaids

Playtext

Acts: 5, Scenes: 17, Roles: Total (18), Female (7), Male (11), Unassigned (0)

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...The eponymous Dutch courtesan Franceschina, passionate and vengeful, is at the centre of Marston’s volatile morally complex play about irrepressible lust. The young gentleman Freevill has been intimately involved...

What Asian Babes? What Nazis?

David Hare

David Hare is the author of over seventeen plays. He lives in London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Obedience, Struggle & Revolt : Lectures on Theatre

Faber and Faber, 2005

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... an order went out from the Head Scheduler at ITV saying that they would do any drama, didn’t matter what, as long as it starred David Jason, John Thaw or Robson Green. This had meant, John said, that a ridiculous number of scripts were being...

Documents

David Pattie

David Pattie is Professor of Drama at the University of Chester, UK. Series editors: Richard Boon, Emeritus Professor of Drama, the University of Hull, UK, and Philip Roberts, Emeritus Professor in the School of English, University of Leeds, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Modern British Playwriting: The 1950s

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2012

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... tradition of European theatre that had been going on since the late 1800s … that we were completely – well I certainly was completely ignorant of. (David Davies, actor) I saw a production brought over from France by Jean-Louis Barrault...

Playwrights and Plays

David Pattie

David Pattie is Professor of Drama at the University of Chester, UK. Series editors: Richard Boon, Emeritus Professor of Drama, the University of Hull, UK, and Philip Roberts, Emeritus Professor in the School of English, University of Leeds, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Modern British Playwriting: The 1950s

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2012

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... attachment and attaining Nibbāna’. Quoted in David Chinitz , T. S. Eliot and the Cultural Divide ( Chicago, IL...

Why Fabulate?

David Hare

David Hare is the author of over seventeen plays. He lives in London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Obedience, Struggle & Revolt : Lectures on Theatre

Faber and Faber, 2005

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... described – then I admit I would carry that bottle in my pocket for the rest of my life: a sort of playwright’s elixir. But as soon as someone asked me, ‘Oh, could you come and do Ireland now?’ then it was clear there is no such thing in art...

Alan Clarke: Banned for Life

David Hare

David Hare is the author of over seventeen plays. He lives in London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Obedience, Struggle & Revolt : Lectures on Theatre

Faber and Faber, 2005

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... subjects. There was in him, as in his work, a strange mix of romance and realism. In many of the distinguished plays he directed throughout the 1970s, like his riveting production of David Yallop’s recreation of the Craig-Bentley case...

Harold Pinter: Going on Seventy

David Hare

David Hare is the author of over seventeen plays. He lives in London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Obedience, Struggle & Revolt : Lectures on Theatre

Faber and Faber, 2005

Books

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... as one of the necessary, even one of the defining places for a person of letters to do their work. In Ireland, you find Beckett and Yeats with the same idea. Perversely, it is only here in what Betjeman called ‘dear old, bloody old England’,...

Music in Practice

Shakespeare and Music : The Arden Critical Companions

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2006

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... the day of Epiphany the Queen held a great feast, in which the head of the Church of England and Ireland was to be seen in her old age dancing three or four galliards’. Holman, 114....

Obedience, Struggle & Revolt

David Hare

David Hare is the author of over seventeen plays. He lives in London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Obedience, Struggle & Revolt : Lectures on Theatre

Faber and Faber, 2005

Books

1

... with a commanding performance by Kate Nelligan, to a less than welcoming reaction from the British theatre critics. Bernard Levin, the excitable reviewer for the Sunday day Times, had been moved to observe that he wished David Hare would just go away....

Everything Between Us  

Written by

David Ireland

~playauthor~Written by~ David Ireland

Methuen Drama, 2017

Modern Plays

Playtext

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

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...A searing and darkly funny two-hander for women which looks at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Northern Ireland, written by the playwright of Cyprus Avenue, David Ireland. It is day one of the newly formed...