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Palace of Fear

Written by

Philip Osment

~playauthor~Written by~ Philip Osment

Oberon Books, 2004

Oberon Modern Plays

Playtext

Scenes: 16, Roles: Total (12), Female (3), Male (3), Unassigned (6)

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...A play combining fantasy and realism about two children coping with their mother's depression and learning how to overcome their own fears. Palace of Fear was developed in primary schools and toured Leicester schools in 2004...

The Undertaking

Written by

Philip Osment

~playauthor~Written by~ Philip Osment

Oberon Books, 1997

Playtext

Scenes: 7, Roles: Total (5), Female (1), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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...Award-winning playwright Philip Osment's sad, touching and sometimes comic story of five friends who journey into the Irish countryside to scatter the ashes of Henry, who has died of AIDS....

Little Violet and the Angel

Written by

Philip Osment

~playauthor~Written by~ Philip Osment

Oberon Books, 2001

Oberon Modern Plays

Playtext

Scenes: 10, Roles: Total (10), Female (4), Male (2), Unassigned (4)

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...Philip Osment’s magical play is funny, tender and true. Gabriel has to earn his stripes as a guardian angel to a poor orphaned girl as she grows up with her adoptive parents. Along the way he learns things about his own history...

The Dearly Beloved

Written by

Philip Osment

~playauthor~Written by~ Philip Osment

Methuen Drama, 1997

Contemporary Dramatists

Playtext

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

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...The residents of a small town in Devon populate the pages of Philip Osment’s The Dearly Beloved, an exploration of rural life and spiritual longing. In always dreaming of a better life, the townspeople fail to see...

This Island’s Mine

Written by

Philip Osment

~playauthor~Written by~ Philip Osment

Oberon Books, 2019

Oberon Modern Plays

Playtext

Scenes: 34, Roles: Total (1), Female (0), Male (1), Unassigned (0)

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... picture of Eighties Britain. This Island's Mine was originally performed by Gay Sweatshop in 1988. Now, three decades after the introduction of Section 28 banning positive representations of homosexuality, Philip Osment's passionate and lyrical play, of outsiders, exiles and refugees, is all too resonant....

What I Did in the Holidays

Written by

Philip Osment

~playauthor~Written by~ Philip Osment

Methuen Drama, 1997

Contemporary Dramatists

Playtext

Scenes: 6, Roles: Total (8), Female (3), Male (5), Unassigned (0)

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...Philip Osment draws on his own childhood on a farm in What I Did in the Holidays, the second of his Devon series of plays. When two hitchhikers hire on at an isolated farm, they discover themselves amongst a family with many secrets....

Inside

Written by

Philip Osment

~playauthor~Written by~ Philip Osment

Oberon Books, 2010

Oberon Modern Plays

Playtext

Scenes: 21, Roles: Total (9), Female (0), Male (9), Unassigned (0)

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...Looking for relief from boredom and a chance to get off the wing, seven young fathers in prison sign up for an education programme. They try to use the workshops to settle scores and to rise up the prison pecking order. But they're...

Hearing Things

Written by

Philip Osment

~playauthor~Written by~ Philip Osment

Oberon Books, 2016

Oberon Modern Plays

Playtext

Scenes: 21, Roles: Total (6), Female (3), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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...Hearing Things explores the dilemmas of psychiatry from the points of view of patients, relatives and staff. Based on experiences of psychiatrists and patients, the 'healthy' and the 'ill', the play examines how and if people heal...

Buried Alive

Written by

Philip Osment

~playauthor~Written by~ Philip Osment

Oberon Books, 2001

Playtext

Scenes: 34, Roles: Total (9), Female (4), Male (5), Unassigned (0)

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...Stewart is an award-winning photo-journalist who specialises in recording atrocities around the world. A young woman, a journalist herself, who is an admirer of his work, starts to investigate Stewart's life and in doing so uncovers...

Whole

Written by

Philip Osment

~playauthor~Written by~ Philip Osment

Oberon Books, 2013

Oberon Modern Plays

Playtext

Scenes: 19, Roles: Total (4), Female (2), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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...What happens when you're in a hole? What happens when that hole's inside you? What do you fill it with to make yourself feel whole? Last year, 3 teenagers emailed the 20 Stories High Theatre Company to ask them if they could...