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They Came To A City

Written by

J. B. Priestley

~playauthor~Written by~ J. B. Priestley

Oberon Books, 2004

Oberon Modern Playwrights

Playtext

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

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...All three dramas in this second volume of J B Priestley's plays investigate the question of an individual's responsibility towards his or her family and community. In They Came to a City, written at the height of the Second...

Dangerous Corner

Written by

J. B. Priestley

~playauthor~Written by~ J. B. Priestley

Oberon Books, 2001

Playtext

Acts: 5, Roles: Total (7), Female (4), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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...At their stylish country retreat, Freda and Robert Caplan host a dinner party for their colleagues and friends, all executives at a transatlantic publishing company. Young, beautiful and successful they have the world at their feet...

Summer Day's Dream

Written by

J. B. Priestley

~playauthor~Written by~ J. B. Priestley

Oberon Books, 2013

Oberon Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 4, Roles: Total (8), Female (3), Male (5), Unassigned (0)

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...I spent more than half my life, when I ought to have been enjoying myself, arguing and planning and running around like a maniac, all to sell a lot of things to people I didn't know, so that I could buy a lot of things that I didn't have...

Eden End

Written by

J. B. Priestley

~playauthor~Written by~ J. B. Priestley

Oberon Books, 2001

Playtext

Acts: 3, Scenes: 2, Roles: Total (7), Female (3), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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...Stella Kirby spent nine years running away; leaving home to find her freedom as an actress. Now she has decided that the only role left to play is the prodigal daughter returned, hoping to rediscover herself amongst the familiar...

The Glass Cage

Written by

J. B. Priestley

~playauthor~Written by~ J. B. Priestley

Oberon Books, 2004

Oberon Modern Playwrights

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 4, Roles: Total (10), Female (4), Male (6), Unassigned (0)

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Summary
...All three dramas in this second volume of J B Priestley's plays investigate the question of an individual's responsibility towards his or her family and community. The themes of hypocrisy and redemption are brought to the fore...
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...Emotionally powerful and sharply relevant, this is a stylish new adaptation of JB Priestley’s timeless masterpiece. An Inspector Calls is both an enthralling mystery and a scathing critique of a hypocritical, class-obsessed society. Set...

When We Are Married

Written by

J. B. Priestley

~playauthor~Written by~ J. B. Priestley

Oberon Books, 2010

Playtext

Acts: 3, Roles: Total (14), Female (7), Male (7), Unassigned (0)

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...In the heart of Northern England, three respectable couples, married on the same day, at the same church, and by the same vicar, join to celebrate 25 years of blissful matrimony. Or so they think… The happy celebrations are brought...

The Roundabout

Written by

J. B. Priestley

~playauthor~Written by~ J. B. Priestley

Oberon Books, 2016

Oberon Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 3, Roles: Total (11), Female (5), Male (6), Unassigned (0)

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...The Kettlewells are a dysfunctional family. Richard is a charming old Etonian whose business ventures are failing. Over a crowded weekend, his daughter Pamela, whom he hardly knows, returns from Russia, a passionate communist; his ex-wife...

Cornelius

Written by

J. B. Priestley

~playauthor~Written by~ J. B. Priestley

Oberon Books, 2012

Playtext

Acts: 3, Roles: Total (20), Female (5), Male (15), Unassigned (0)

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..."So all the time, while you were pretending to work, you've been having the most astonishing adventures in that corner?" A forgotten masterpiece from one of Britain’s greatest dramatists, J.B. Priestley...

Laburnum Grove

Written by

J. B. Priestley

~playauthor~Written by~ J. B. Priestley

Oberon Books, 2013

Playtext

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

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...Ferndale, Laburnum Grove. A quiet, residential address in one of the newer north London suburbs. George Radfern, decent, respectable citizen and householder spends his Sunday evenings in his greenhouse, listening to Handel on the wireless...