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September in the Rain

Written by

John Godber

~playauthor~Written by~ John Godber

Methuen Drama, 2001

Contemporary Dramatists

Playtext

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

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...Described in his author's introduction as 'my favourite play', September in the Rain revisits Jack and Liz, the characters from Happy Jack, as they take their annual seaside holiday. Through nostalgic songs...

Perfect Pitch

Written by

John Godber

~playauthor~Written by~ John Godber

Methuen Drama, 2003

Contemporary Dramatists

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 23, Roles: Total (4), Female (2), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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...Ron and Yvonne have gone camping in a caravan bought with Ron's early retirement money. At a cliff's edge, with a view of the sea, they are looking forward to a life of relaxing after stressful careers, to touring in France perhaps, after...

Teechers

Written by

John Godber

~playauthor~Written by~ John Godber

Methuen Drama, 2001

Contemporary Dramatists

Playtext

Acts: 2

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...Teechers is a play within a play, as secondary school students Gail, Hobby and Salty put on an end of year performance in their drama class. That performance, which tells the story of that last year in school, and in particular, the arrival...

Bouncers (1990s Remix)

Written by

John Godber

~playauthor~Written by~ John Godber

Methuen Drama, 2001

Contemporary Dramatists

Playtext

Acts: 2, Roles: Total (4), Female (1), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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...Bouncers by John Godber shows a night on the tiles from the point of view of the men on the door. It is a funny, energetic piece of highly theatrical storytelling where the men are at once themselves, and every character they happen to meet...

Crown Prince

Written by

John Godber

~playauthor~Written by~ John Godber

Methuen Drama, 2009

Contemporary Dramatists

Playtext

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

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...'I have lived and worked in Hull and East Yorkshire since 1984 and it is well known for many things, not all of them laudable, but what is perhaps less well known is that region is incredibly flat and would be vulnerable to flooding should...

Up 'n' Under

Written by

John Godber

~playauthor~Written by~ John Godber

Methuen Drama, 2003

Contemporary Dramatists

Playtext

Acts: 2, Roles: Total (5), Female (1), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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...Arthur is an ex-Rugby League player who could have still been playing were he not barred for life for violent conduct. The disciplinary board-member who pushed for his ban, Reg, is the manager of a sevens team, the Cobblers; a team he is so...

Happy Families

Written by

John Godber

~playauthor~Written by~ John Godber

Methuen Drama, 2001

Contemporary Dramatists

Playtext

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

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...In his introduction, Godber describes Happy Families as 'a much more lyrical play than either Bouncers or Shakers. It is autobiographical, sentimental, domestic and insular, and yet it is quite theatrical at the same time. The narrator John...

Our House

Written by

John Godber

~playauthor~Written by~ John Godber

Methuen Drama, 2009

Contemporary Dramatists

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 34, Roles: Total (10), Female (5), Male (5), Unassigned (0)

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...May is moving out. After forty-five years in the same house, age – and the racket from next door – have finally driven her away from the home she made for herself and her family. Her son Jack comes round to help...

Passion Killers

Written by

John Godber

~playauthor~Written by~ John Godber

Methuen Drama, 1995

Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 10, Roles: Total (9), Female (5), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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...Amid the sun, sea, sex and sangria of the Mediterranean, Andy and Tom find themselves torn between sexual promise and commitments back home. Or rather, Tom is torn, finding himself drawn to the self-deprecating Trish, but having to dash off...

April in Paris

Written by

John Godber

~playauthor~Written by~ John Godber

Methuen Drama, 2003

Contemporary Dramatists

Playtext

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

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...April in Paris is a delicately wrought comedy filled with raucous indelicate dialogue. Al and Bet are a married couple, living a monochrome life. Left half-broke by Al's continuing unemployment, the couple bicker about everything from...