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Adam  

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Frances Poet

~playauthor~Written by~ Frances Poet

Nick Hern Books, 2017

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Scenes: 16, Roles: Total (15), Female (4), Male (11), Unassigned (0)

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...Frances Poet's play Adam is the true story of a young trans man, Adam Kashmiry, making the journey from his native Egypt to Scotland, across borders and genders, in his search for a place to call home. It was conceived by Cora Bissett...

New Directions: Ben Jonson and Imprisonment

Volpone: A Critical Guide

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2011

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... [Jonson] disappeared after Eastward Ho!, he would be remembered today as a shadowy outlaw poet who squandered his chances.’ David Riggs ....

Maggie May  

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Frances Poet

~playauthor~Written by~ Frances Poet

Nick Hern Books, 2020

NHB Modern Plays

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Scenes: 28, Roles: Total (5), Female (3), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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... friend is asking questions.Frances Poet's play Maggie May is an extraordinary drama about an ordinary family who must balance the challenges of daily life whilst living with dementia.A heartfelt and inspiring story of hope, it was first produced in 2020 by Leeds Playhouse, Curve Theatre, Leicester, and Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch, directed by Jemima Levick....

Fibres  

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Frances Poet

~playauthor~Written by~ Frances Poet

Nick Hern Books, 2019

NHB Modern Plays

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

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... experience, or will she have the courage to allow romance to blossom with Pete? Frances Poet's play Fibres is a big-hearted, hilarious drama about what it means to entwine our lives with another. A story told by four resilient, witty Glaswegian...

Gut  

Written by

Frances Poet

~playauthor~Written by~ Frances Poet

Nick Hern Books, 2018

Playtext

Scenes: 23, Roles: Total (10), Female (2), Male (8), Unassigned (0)

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...Frances Poet's play Gut is a drama exploring parental anxieties about child abuse, and what happens when trust breaks down between family members. It was first performed at the Traverse Theatre, Scotland, on 24 April 2018, produced...

Resisting Adaptation

Frances Babbage

Frances Babbage is Reader in Theatre and Performance at the University of Sheffield, UK. She has published widely on performance, adaptation and rewriting and is the author of Re-Visioning Myth:Modern and Contemporary Drama by Women (2011) and Augusto Boal (2004). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Adaptation in Contemporary Theatre : Performing Literature

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2018

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... within environmental theatre, the happenings and performance art; by the composers, dancers and poets of the New York School; by writers, like Samuel Beckett, Heiner Müller and Elfriede Jelinek; by directors and choreographers,...

Performing Books

Frances Babbage

Frances Babbage is Reader in Theatre and Performance at the University of Sheffield, UK. She has published widely on performance, adaptation and rewriting and is the author of Re-Visioning Myth:Modern and Contemporary Drama by Women (2011) and Augusto Boal (2004). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Adaptation in Contemporary Theatre : Performing Literature

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2018

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... Bradbury’s novel but is itself a quotation from another text: Dreamthorp: essays written in the country, by the nineteenth-century poet Alexander Smith. Smith’s line alludes to a state of stasis, a suspended moment in which the hands...

Layered Space: Adaptation, Immersion and Site

Frances Babbage

Frances Babbage is Reader in Theatre and Performance at the University of Sheffield, UK. She has published widely on performance, adaptation and rewriting and is the author of Re-Visioning Myth:Modern and Contemporary Drama by Women (2011) and Augusto Boal (2004). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Adaptation in Contemporary Theatre : Performing Literature

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2018

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... while propelled, more or less passively, from one bewildering encounter to the next. Felix Mortimer, email correspondence with Frances Babbage, 23 July 2013. Thematically, too, the novel’s articulation of the frailty...

Story: Adaptation and the Act of Telling

Frances Babbage

Frances Babbage is Reader in Theatre and Performance at the University of Sheffield, UK. She has published widely on performance, adaptation and rewriting and is the author of Re-Visioning Myth:Modern and Contemporary Drama by Women (2011) and Augusto Boal (2004). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Adaptation in Contemporary Theatre : Performing Literature

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2018

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... correspondence with Frances Babbage, 16 May 2013. At the same time, Bailey’s drawings are eloquent in their very restraint: the delicate, oblique and almost characterless delineation of the ‘rat boy’ – whether grotesquely costumed, looking...

Material

Deborah Frances-White

Deborah Frances-White is a stand-up comedian best known for her BBC Radio 4 show Deborah Frances-White Rolls the Dice. She’s performed comedy around the world including The Edinburgh Festival, The Melbourne International Comedy Festival and Roadshow and The London Storytelling Festival. Her book Off the Mic, co-authored with Marsha Shandur, was published by Bloomsbury Methuen Drama in 2015. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Marsha Shandur

Marsha Shandur is a Networking and Storytelling Coach and former radio presenter. Having produced the Edinburgh Festival coverage on Edinburgh's Radio Forth, she went on to present and produce at the UK's Xfm Radio. Whilst there, she interviewed comedians on air, and for her podcast Marsha Meets ... which was named one of the World's Top Ten Best Comedy Podcasts by the Guardian. For more info see YesYesMarsha.com . Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Off the Mic : The World’s Best Stand-Up Comedians Get Serious About Comedy

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2015

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...How does an idea become a joke? Making nothing into something.DEBORAH FRANCES-WHITE: If you’ve generated a body of ideas to choose from using techniques from the inspiration chapter (or you had plenty of your own anyway), you’ve now got...