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The Mysteries

Written by

Chris Thorpe

~playauthor~Written by~ Chris Thorpe

Oberon Books, 2018

Playtext

Scenes: 7, Roles: Total (5), Female (3), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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...Six plays, six places: Eskdale, Staindrop, Whitby, Boston, Stoke-on-Trent, Manchester. Chris Thorpe's cycle of six warm, witty new plays crosses Northern England, from a sheep farm in Eskdale via a tourist information centre...

Victory Condition

Written by

Chris Thorpe

~playauthor~Written by~ Chris Thorpe

Oberon Books, 2017

Playtext

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

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...“A thousand people are taking a sip of coffee within the city limits of Johannesburg, each unaware of the other doing it, each one necessarily thinking they are the only one.” An attempt to get to grips...

There has Possibly Been an Incident

Written by

Chris Thorpe

~playauthor~Written by~ Chris Thorpe

Oberon Books, 2013

Oberon Modern Plays

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...When life offers you a choice between heroism and compromise - what happens? Sometimes planes don’t land the way they’re supposed to. The people of a country have had enough of their leaders, but those leaders have to be replaced...

Confirmation

Written by

Chris Thorpe

~playauthor~Written by~ Chris Thorpe

Oberon Books, 2014

Oberon Modern Plays

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...Winner of a Scotsman Fringe First Award 2014. If you pinned me against a wall and put a gun to my head, I’d probably admit to being a liberal. Actually if you pinned me against a wall and put a gun to my head, I’d probably admit...

Status

Written by

Chris Thorpe

~playauthor~Written by~ Chris Thorpe

Oberon Books, 2018

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...Status is a show about someone who doesn't want his anymore. About running away from the national story you're given. About who is responsible for that story and what might happen to it if you give it up. A globe-spanning...

The Oh Fuck Moment

Written by

Hannah Walker

and

Chris Thorpe

~playauthor~Written by~ Hannah Walker , Chris Thorpe

Oberon Books, 2013

Oberon Modern Plays

Playtext

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

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...Fucking up is the truest, funniest, most terrifying moment you can experience. Poet Hannah Jane Walker and theatre-maker Chris Thorpe examine the poetic guts of mistakes in a bundle of words and strip lighting...

I wish I was lonely

Written by

Hannah Walker

and

Chris Thorpe

~playauthor~Written by~ Hannah Walker , Chris Thorpe

Oberon Books, 2013

Oberon Modern Plays

Playtext

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

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...I Wish I Was Lonely is an interactive show about contactability asking whether the invisible waves we’re tethered to might be drowning who we are. It’s a show in which the audience commit to leaving their phones on. A show investigating...

The Shape of the Pain

Written by

Chris Thorpe

and

Rachel Bagshaw

~playauthor~Written by~ Chris Thorpe , Rachel Bagshaw

Oberon Books, 2018

Playtext

Scenes: 23

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...One woman attempts to articulate her experience of physical pain. Pain with no apparent cause. Also, she's met someone, and they want to make this work. Words, light and an original sound score collide in a new piece from...