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Residues of Violence: debbie tucker green’s Desolate Selfscapes

Vicky Angelaki

Vicky Angelaki is Associate Professor of Theatre at the University of Reading, UK. She has published extensively on modern and contemporary British and European theatre and her research focuses on internationalism, translation, adaptation, philosophy, spectatorial perception, and the politics of experimental performance. Major publications include The Plays of Martin Crimp: Making Theatre Strange (2012) and Contemporary British Theatre: Breaking New Ground (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Social and Political Theatre in 21st-Century Britain : Staging Crisis

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017

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... The storyline is revisited throughout performance. Other action unfolds (in order of staging) in Rwanda, 2005; Bosnia, 1996; Zimbabwe, 2007 and Northern Ireland, 1999. In Rwanda, a widow who encounters her husband’s murderer with her brother-...

Introduction: Theatres of Crisis

Vicky Angelaki

Vicky Angelaki is Associate Professor of Theatre at the University of Reading, UK. She has published extensively on modern and contemporary British and European theatre and her research focuses on internationalism, translation, adaptation, philosophy, spectatorial perception, and the politics of experimental performance. Major publications include The Plays of Martin Crimp: Making Theatre Strange (2012) and Contemporary British Theatre: Breaking New Ground (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Social and Political Theatre in 21st-Century Britain : Staging Crisis

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017

Books

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... the derogatory PIIGS acronym (Portugal, Italy, Ireland, Greece, Spain). During this time, Britain transitioned to David Cameron and Nick Clegg’s Conservative and Lib Dem Coalition Government (2010–2015) and subsequently to Cameron’s Conservative...

Eye of the Storm

~playauthor~Written by~ Charles Way , Rosamunde Hutt , Tony Graham , Gail McIntyre , Vicky Ireland

Aurora Metro Books, 2001

Aurora Metro Books

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Scenes: 13, Roles: Total (4), Female (2), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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...Produced by companies in Britain and Ireland, the play offers a contemporary version of Shakespeare's The Tempest, exploring father/daughter relationships and the need for independence. For 12 years and over....

Playing from the Heart

~playauthor~Written by~ Charles Way , Rosamunde Hutt , Tony Graham , Gail McIntyre , Vicky Ireland

Aurora Metro Books, 2001

Aurora Metro Books

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Roles: Total (15), Female (6), Male (9), Unassigned (0)

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...Commissioned by Polka Theatre and nominated for TMA's Best Children's Play award, this is a poetic yet gritty piece exploring the trials of the young Evelyn Glennie to become a percussionist despite her profound deafness. It provides...

Red Red Shoes

~playauthor~Written by~ Charles Way , Rosamunde Hutt , Tony Graham , Gail McIntyre , Vicky Ireland

Aurora Metro Books, 2001

Aurora Metro Books

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

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...Commissioned by Unicorn Theatre for Children and The Place, this play is based on Hans Christian Andersen's well-known tale The Red Shoes. It uses dance, music and drama to explore the inner world of a traumatised child fleeing war...