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Miss Julie

From an original work by

August Strindberg

Translated by

Howard Brenton

~playauthor~Written by~ August Strindberg , Howard Brenton ~playauthor~From an original work by~ August Strindberg ~playauthor~Translated by~ Howard Brenton

Nick Hern Books, 2017

NHB Classic Plays

Playtext

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

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...Howard Brenton's adaptation of August Strindberg's play Miss Julie (from a literal translation by Agnes Broome) was first performed at the Theatre by the Lake, Keswick, on 30 June 2017 and later at Jermyn Street Theatre, London, on 14...

Christie in Love

Written by

Howard Brenton

~playauthor~Written by~ Howard Brenton

Methuen Drama, 2004

Modern Plays

Playtext

Scenes: 11, Roles: Total (3), Female (0), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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...Christie in Love is a distressing investigation into the mind of the infamous serial killer, John Reginald Halliday Christie, who strangled eight women in his flat in Notting Hill in the 1940s and ’50s. It is part of Brenton’s group...

Never So Good

Written by

Howard Brenton

~playauthor~Written by~ Howard Brenton

Nick Hern Books, 2008

Playtext

Acts: 4, Roles: Total (20), Female (2), Male (18), Unassigned (0)

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... of our people have never had it so good'. The play's National Theatre premiere was directed by Howard Davies. The cast included Jeremy Irons as Harold Macmillan, Anthony Calf as Anthony Eden, Pip Carter as young Harold...

The Churchill Play

Written by

Howard Brenton

~playauthor~Written by~ Howard Brenton

Methuen Drama, 1986

Contemporary Dramatists

Playtext

Acts: 4, Roles: Total (29), Female (4), Male (25), Unassigned (0)

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...Howard Brenton's The Churchill Pay examines the future England might have had, a world he felt could come to pass after seeing the Conservative party rise to dominance in 1980s politics. The play's title is the name of a play within...

Berlin Bertie

Written by

Howard Brenton

~playauthor~Written by~ Howard Brenton

Nick Hern Books, 1995

Playtext

Acts: 3, Scenes: 9, Roles: Total (5), Female (3), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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...An intimate and at times savagely funny psychological study of two sisters, one of who has made her home in East Berlin and one who has stayed on in their native London. Fleeing from an encounter that has destroyed her...

Gum and Goo

Written by

Howard Brenton

~playauthor~Written by~ Howard Brenton

Methuen Drama, 2004

Modern Plays

Playtext

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

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...Gum and Goo is a short dark play about the world inside the mind of a young autistic girl. It is part of Brenton’s group of ‘Plays for the Poor Theatre’ – plays with minimal theatrical requirements and small casts, but fierce intensity....

Eternal Love

Written by

Howard Brenton

~playauthor~Written by~ Howard Brenton

Nick Hern Books, 2014

Playtext

Acts: 3, Scenes: 22, Roles: Total (18), Female (5), Male (13), Unassigned (0)

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...Eternal Love tells the story of the passionate 12th-century love affair between Abelard and Héloïse. It explores the war of ideas that resulted from the ensuing scandal, and examines the complex relationship between logic and religion...

Doctor Scroggy’s War

Written by

Howard Brenton

~playauthor~Written by~ Howard Brenton

Nick Hern Books, 2014

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 22, Roles: Total (24), Female (7), Male (17), Unassigned (0)

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...Howard Brenton's play Doctor Scroggy's War is the story of a fictional soldier, Jack Twigg, who, after receiving an injury on the front line during the First World War, encounters the polymath and celebrated surgeon Harold Gillies,...

The Education of Skinny Spew

Written by

Howard Brenton

~playauthor~Written by~ Howard Brenton

Methuen Drama, 2004

Modern Plays

Playtext

Scenes: 5, Roles: Total (3), Female (1), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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... to him, rips up his teddy bear, and eventually attacks those he sees as attempting to civilise him, and repress his right to play as he wants to. It is part of Brenton’s group of ‘Plays for the Poor Theatre’ – plays with minimal...

Lawrence After Arabia

Written by

Howard Brenton

~playauthor~Written by~ Howard Brenton

Nick Hern Books, 2016

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 11, Roles: Total (7), Female (2), Male (5), Unassigned (0)

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...Howard Brenton’s Lawrence After Arabia is a biographical play exploring the later years in the life of T.E. Lawrence, once celebrated as Lawrence of Arabia. It was commissioned to mark the centenary of the start of the Arab revolt,...