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The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13¾

Written by

Sue Townsend

~playauthor~Written by~ Sue Townsend

Methuen Drama, 1996

Contemporary Dramatists

Playtext

Acts: 2, Roles: Total (17), Female (6), Male (11), Unassigned (0)

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...Sue Townsend's adaptation of her internationally best-selling book makes for a lively play about a splendidly comic and instantly recognisable adolescent. In his secret diary, Adrian Mole excruciatingly details every...

Bazaar & Rummage

Written by

Sue Townsend

~playauthor~Written by~ Sue Townsend

Methuen Drama, 1996

Contemporary Dramatists

Playtext

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

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...In Sue Townsend’s heartfelt comedy, three severely agoraphobic women have left their houses for the first time in years, and made it to a jumble sale. The sale has been organised by their social workers, the young trainee Fliss...

The Great Celestial Cow

Written by

Sue Townsend

~playauthor~Written by~ Sue Townsend

Methuen Drama, 1990

Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 26, Roles: Total (41), Female (25), Male (15), Unassigned (1)

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...Comic, moving and feminist, The Great Celestial Cow is a play about Asian women in England, who have moved to a cold grey city where they are expected to be silent. When Sita and her children Prem and Bibi leave India...

Groping for Words

Written by

Sue Townsend

~playauthor~Written by~ Sue Townsend

Methuen Drama, 1996

Contemporary Dramatists

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 17, Roles: Total (4), Female (2), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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... keeps turning up to the class. Townsend records their embarrassment and life-long difficulty with sensitivity and humour, as well as inflecting the play with an indignant condemnation of the society which has abandoned the illiterate. Groping for Words was first presented in 1983 at the Croydon Warehouse Theatre....

Womberang

Written by

Sue Townsend

~playauthor~Written by~ Sue Townsend

Methuen Drama, 1996

Contemporary Dramatists

Playtext

Roles: Total (10), Female (8), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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...Sue Townsend delights in smashing the grim silence of the hospital waiting room in a charming and comic short play, as Rita whirls into a drab gynaecology clinic and smokes, rearranges the furniture and frightens away the clerk....

Ten Tiny Fingers, Nine Tiny Toes

Written by

Sue Townsend

~playauthor~Written by~ Sue Townsend

Methuen Drama, 1990

Modern Plays

Playtext

Scenes: 13, Roles: Total (7), Female (4), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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...A story of motherhood set in a totalitarian society where children must be perfect specimens if they are to be allowed to live. Ten Tiny Fingers, Nine Tiny Toes is caught between laughter and despair: a passionate, comic, alarming play...