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Historical, Political And Cultural Context

British Theatre Companies: 1965–1979 : Cast, The People Show, Portable Theatre, Pip Simmons Theatre Group, Welfare State International, 7:84 Theatre Companies

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017

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... connections with that war were beginning to disappear. Clothes rationing had been halted in 1949; four years later, confectionary and then sugar rationing followed – thus enabling John Osborne’s Jimmy Porter to run a street-market sweet stall...

The Hotel in Amsterdam

Written by

John Osborne

~playauthor~Written by~ John Osborne

Faber and Faber, 1998

Faber Drama

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Acts: 2, Roles: Total (9), Female (4), Male (5), Unassigned (0)

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... existed between them is joyously exposed as the alcohol starts to flow. John Osborne's funny and moving account of friendship won the Evening Standard Best Play of the Year Award in 1968. The play was revived by the Donmar Warehouse, London, in September 2003....

Time Present

Written by

John Osborne

~playauthor~Written by~ John Osborne

Faber and Faber, 1998

Faber Drama

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Acts: 2, Roles: Total (8), Female (5), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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...Time Present premiered at the Royal Court Theatre, London, in 1968...

The English Aspect

John Willett

John Willett (1917–2002) was the greatest English language authority on Brecht the writer and man of the theatre. The foremost translator and editor of Brecht’s drama, poetry, letters, diaries, theatrical essays and fiction, Willett produced a dozen volumes for Methuen Drama on the greatest modern German writer. –This text refers to the Digital edition. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Theatre of Bertolt Brecht : A study from eight aspects

Methuen Drama, 1977

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... that production of John Osborne’s Look Back in Anger from which the whole new movement in English playwriting seems to take off; Osborne himself incidentally acted the water-carrier in The Good Woman of Sezuan. It was also the year...

Look Back in Anger

Written by

John Osborne

~playauthor~Written by~ John Osborne

Faber and Faber, 1996

Faber Drama

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Acts: 3, Scenes: 4, Roles: Total (5), Female (2), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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... and as the central and most immediately influential expression of the mood of its time, the mood of the “angry young man”.’ John Russell Taylor Look Back in Anger was first performed at the Royal Court Theatre, London, in May 1956....

An Englishman looks at Brecht

John Willett

John Willett (1917–2002) was the greatest English language authority on Brecht the writer and man of the theatre. The foremost translator and editor of Brecht’s drama, poetry, letters, diaries, theatrical essays and fiction, Willett produced a dozen volumes for Methuen Drama on the greatest modern German writer. –This text refers to the Digital edition. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Brecht in Context : Comparative Approaches

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 1998

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... own performance as the barber and notable for an angry carpenter played by John Osborne in a rasping voice.I saw various publishers before Methuen, in the amiable person of John Cullen, decided to publish two first volumes of Brecht plays...

Déjàvu

Written by

John Osborne

~playauthor~Written by~ John Osborne

Faber and Faber, 1996

Faber Drama

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

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... John Osborne returns to the characters from Look Back in Anger in a savage and brilliant exploration of Britain, thirty years on. Déjàvu was first performed at the Thorndike Theatre, Leatherhead, in May 1992, and subsequently at the Comedy Theatre, London....

West of Suez

Written by

John Osborne

~playauthor~Written by~ John Osborne

Faber and Faber, 1998

Faber Drama

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Acts: 2, Scenes: 2, Roles: Total (14), Female (2), Male (12), Unassigned (0)

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...West of Suez was first performed at the Royal Court Theatre, London, in August 1971...

A Patriot for Me

Written by

John Osborne

~playauthor~Written by~ John Osborne

Faber and Faber, 1998

Faber Drama

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Acts: 3, Scenes: 23, Roles: Total (30), Female (4), Male (26), Unassigned (0)

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...A Patriot for Me shows how a young, able and ambitious officer of the Imperial and Royal Army of the Austro-Hungarian Empire was, through his homosexuality, blackmailed into becoming a spy for Tsarist Russia. When John...

Epitaph for George Dillon

Written by

John Osborne

~playauthor~Written by~ John Osborne

Faber and Faber, 1996

Faber Drama

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Acts: 3, Scenes: 2, Roles: Total (9), Female (4), Male (5), Unassigned (0)

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...'Epitaph for George Dillon absorbs and fascinates because it is that rarest of theatrical phenomena, a realistic modern drama which is not bourgeois in its underlying assumptions. It is like a familiar building caught at an angle which...