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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...

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...

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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...Groping for Words is a warm comedy about an adult literacy evening class run by the middle-aged and well-meaning Joyce. She knows that teaching adult literacy requires tact and respect – unfortunately the only room that was free for her...

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...