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London Assurance

Written by

Dion Boucicault

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Richard Bean

Adapted by

Richard Bean

~playauthor~Written by~ Dion Boucicault , Richard Bean ~playauthor~Adapted by~ Richard Bean

Oberon Books, 2010

Playtext

Acts: 6, Roles: Total (14), Female (3), Male (10), Unassigned (1)

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... played at the NT by Simon Russell Beale and Fiona Shaw. This stage revival has been brilliantly adapted by the prolific and award-winning playwright Richard Bean....

In the Club

Written by

Richard Bean

~playauthor~Written by~ Richard Bean

Oberon Books, 2007

Playtext

Acts: 3, Roles: Total (8), Female (4), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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...Hapless MEP Philip Wardrobe has a busy day ahead of him, balancing his less-than-irreproachable political career with his attempts to start a family. As he prepares for his girlfriend to fly in from Kettering for an afternoon...

The Hypocrite

Written by

Richard Bean

~playauthor~Written by~ Richard Bean

Oberon Books, 2017

Oberon Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 5, Scenes: 7, Roles: Total (20), Female (7), Male (13), Unassigned (0)

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...A riotous new comedy from award-winning playwright Richard Bean, author of One Man, Two Guvnors. April 1642. Sir John Hotham, Governor of Hull, is charged by Parliament to secure the arsenal at Hull and deny entry to King...

Honeymoon Suite

Written by

Richard Bean

~playauthor~Written by~ Richard Bean

Oberon Books, 2003

Oberon Modern Plays

Playtext

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

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... Twenty? Fifty? How would the union have coped with poverty, corruption, his ignorance, her aspiration, an ungrateful daughter, no sons, infidelity with an attractive bloke on an evening class, God knows how many miscarriages and even murder? Honeymoon Suite is Richard Bean's third play at the Royal Court following Toast and Under the Whaleback....

Under the Whaleback

Written by

Richard Bean

~playauthor~Written by~ Richard Bean

Oberon Books, 2003

Playtext

Scenes: 3, Roles: Total (10), Female (1), Male (9), Unassigned (0)

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...It’s the worst job in the world and only those what is born to it, what has gorrit in the blood, can do it. Three generations of Hull men struggle with the legacies left to them by their fathers. A powerful and moving story...

Harvest

Written by

Richard Bean

~playauthor~Written by~ Richard Bean

Oberon Books, 2005

Playtext

Scenes: 7, Roles: Total (16), Female (4), Male (12), Unassigned (0)

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...In May 1875 Lord Primrose Agar, drunk as a skunk, wagered one of his tenant farmers, Orlando Harrison, that his new border collie pup Jip would outlive the 94 year old Harrison. The prize would be the 82-acre Kilham Wold Farm in East...

Smack Family Robinson

Written by

Richard Bean

~playauthor~Written by~ Richard Bean

Oberon Books, 2003

Playwright

Acts: 2, Scenes: 7, Roles: Total (5), Female (2), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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...‘Doesn’t smoke. Doesn’t drink. Doesn’t do drugs. I’m worried about her, she’s not normal.’ ‘It’s the modern world. You can’t judge kids by your own standards.’ Things have changed since Dad set up the family business...

The God Botherers

Written by

Richard Bean

~playauthor~Written by~ Richard Bean

Oberon Books, 2003

Playtext

Scenes: 10, Roles: Total (5), Female (3), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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..."The borders don't make any sense, there's no rule of law, no running water, you never know when the electric's on, the last war's fucked everything, and the next war will fuck everything else" A dark and deeply funny tale...

The Nap

Written by

Richard Bean

~playauthor~Written by~ Richard Bean

Oberon Books, 2016

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 9, Roles: Total (9), Female (3), Male (6), Unassigned (0)

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... friends and family getting in the way, but he is visited by police investigating match fixing. The Nap is a farce by award-winning playwright, Richard Bean, with plenty of sharp lines, jokes and an array of hilarious characters....

One Man, Two Guvnors

Written by

Richard Bean

~playauthor~Written by~ Richard Bean

Oberon Books, 2011

Oberon Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 9, Roles: Total (9), Female (3), Male (6), Unassigned (0)

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... and waiting to be re-united with Rachel. To prevent discovery, Francis must keep his two guvnors apart. Simple. Based on Carlo Goldoni's classic Italian comedy The Servant of Two Masters, in this new English version by prize-winning playwright Richard Bean, sex, food and money are high on the agenda....