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London Assurance

Written by

Dion Boucicault

and

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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Summary
... 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....

House of Games

Written by

David Mamet

and

Richard Bean

Adapted by

Richard Bean

~playauthor~Written by~ David Mamet , Richard Bean ~playauthor~Adapted by~ Richard Bean

Oberon Books, 2010

Playtext

Scenes: 10, Roles: Total (9), Female (3), Male (6), Unassigned (0)

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...In a new adaptation of David Mamet's film, Harvard-educated psychoanalyst Margaret Ford is celebrated for her best selling book 'Driven! Compulsion and Obsession in Every Day Life'. Stepping in to help one of her patients settle his...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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Summary
... and even murder? Honeymoon Suite is Richard Bean's third play at the Royal Court following Toast and Under the Whaleback....

Kiss Me

Written by

Richard Bean

~playauthor~Written by~ Richard Bean

Oberon Books, 2017

Oberon Modern Playwrights

Playtext

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

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...I’m thirty two and I want a baby. There are no men. A desperate woman. A chivalrous man. And a forbidden kiss that changes everything. Richard Bean’s play is a beautiful and unorthodox love story about...

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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... but not only are his 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...

Toast

Written by

Richard Bean

~playauthor~Written by~ Richard Bean

Oberon Books, 2016

Playtext

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

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... up and running, and the wholemeal's pleasingly big going in. But there's a spanner in the works which threatens bread production in Hull for good, and life as they know it for the men on the shift. Toast is Bean’s second play, first performed at the Royal Court Theatre in February 1999....