doollee banner
The Playwrights Database
contact doollee



Nigel Baldwin

NIGEL BALDWIN

  

Nationality:    n/a
email:    Click here to contact     Website:    Click here

Literary Agent:    n/a

1977-78 Resident Playwright, Royal Court Theatre

Buy Plays with Doollee

Each page of doollee.com has links to play/book outlets, either directly to the Publisher, through Stageplays.com and Amazon to the second hand and 1st editions of AbeBooks. These links will automatically take you to the relevant area obviating the need for further search.
AbeBooks.co.uk   AbeBooks.com   Stageplays.com   amazon.com   amazon.co.uk   amazon.ca
whether you are a Playwright who wishes to make their entry definitive, an unlisted Playwright or a User with a tale to tell - we want to hear from you.
download WORD submission template

below is a list of Nigel Baldwin's plays - click on a Play Title for more information

        Adulation Of the Pharisees         Adventures Of Jack the Boot         Ar Lan Y Mor         At the Top Of the Bill         Births, Marriages And Deaths         Dionysus And the Crucified         Essence Of Being Clean, The         Insolent Confessions         Irish Eyes And English Tears         Just A Little Bit Less Than Normal         Men's Beano         Poor Dirty Harry         Shine On the Crazy Diamond         Still We Wonder Why         Sudlow's Dawn         Tolmers Show, The         Way Out Of Order         Wish You Were Here         Zanna



Adulation Of the Pharisees

Synopsis:
Kate Grady had been a famous psychiatrist but was hounded out of the profession. She now works as a media psychic. She is visited by her son and his girlfriend

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
-    2006

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

To Buy This Play:
If Publisher (above) is underlined then the play may be purchased by direct click from the Publisher, otherwise (below) are AbeBooks for secondhand, signed & 1st eds and other Booksellers for new copies

Booksellers:

Genre:
-

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

Further Reference:
-

Top of Page Top of Page

Adventures Of Jack the Boot

Synopsis:
agit prop about the rise of the right wing and lurking fascism in england.

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Mayday Theatre    1973

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

To Buy This Play:
If Publisher (above) is underlined then the play may be purchased by direct click from the Publisher, otherwise (below) are AbeBooks for secondhand, signed & 1st eds and other Booksellers for new copies

Booksellers:

Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

Further Reference:
-

Top of Page Top of Page

Ar Lan Y Mor

Synopsis:
20 min playlet under the umbrElla title IN aT the DeaTH with contributions from several contemporary writers. In North Wales a woman mourns the loss of her lover to two pissed newly-wed Mancunian holidaymakers

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Bush Theatre    1978

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

To Buy This Play:
If Publisher (above) is underlined then the play may be purchased by direct click from the Publisher, otherwise (below) are AbeBooks for secondhand, signed & 1st eds and other Booksellers for new copies

Booksellers:

Genre:
Plylet, 20 min

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  2            Other:  -

Further Reference:
-

Top of Page Top of Page

At the Top Of the Bill

Synopsis:
the decline of the music hall (1914 onwards) with the Great War as a background tells story of alcoholic artist and his failed relationship with an adopted boy

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Queen's, Hornchurch    1976

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

To Buy This Play:
If Publisher (above) is underlined then the play may be purchased by direct click from the Publisher, otherwise (below) are AbeBooks for secondhand, signed & 1st eds and other Booksellers for new copies

Booksellers:

Genre:
Play with Music

Parts:
Male:  5            Female:  4            Other:  -

Further Reference:
-

Top of Page Top of Page

Births, Marriages And Deaths

Synopsis:
after 17 years student journalists of the class of '73 reunite at a Newcastle pub one of them owns - skeletons come flying out of the closet

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Nuffield Theatre Southampton    1990

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

To Buy This Play:
If Publisher (above) is underlined then the play may be purchased by direct click from the Publisher, otherwise (below) are AbeBooks for secondhand, signed & 1st eds and other Booksellers for new copies

Booksellers:

Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  4            Female:  3            Other:  -

Further Reference:
-

Top of Page Top of Page

Dionysus And the Crucified

Synopsis:
a re-working of euripides 'the Bacchae'

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Salisbury Playhouse    1972

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

To Buy This Play:
If Publisher (above) is underlined then the play may be purchased by direct click from the Publisher, otherwise (below) are AbeBooks for secondhand, signed & 1st eds and other Booksellers for new copies

Booksellers:

Genre:
Play for youth theatre

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  Indeterminate cast

Further Reference:
-

Top of Page Top of Page

Essence Of Being Clean, The

Synopsis:
How a young person's need to belong is exploited by media and suppressive commercial 'party'

Notes:
-

1st Produced:

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

To Buy This Play:
If Publisher (above) is underlined then the play may be purchased by direct click from the Publisher, otherwise (below) are AbeBooks for secondhand, signed & 1st eds and other Booksellers for new copies

Booksellers:

Genre:
Play for youth theatre

Parts:
Male:  9            Female:  9            Other:  -

Further Reference:
-

Top of Page Top of Page

Insolent Confessions

Synopsis:
In a woman's prison five inmates re-enact the journey of one of then into incarceration - in front of the prison chaplin

Notes:
Winner of Michael elliot Award, Mobil Playwriting Awards

1st Produced:
Drama Studio, London    1990

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

To Buy This Play:
If Publisher (above) is underlined then the play may be purchased by direct click from the Publisher, otherwise (below) are AbeBooks for secondhand, signed & 1st eds and other Booksellers for new copies

Booksellers:

Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  5            Other:  -

Further Reference:
-

Top of Page Top of Page

Irish Eyes And English Tears

Synopsis:
amongst a group of young Chelsea supporters there is one that strikes up a surprising friendship with a derelict old tramp.

Notes:
-

1st Produced:

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

To Buy This Play:
If Publisher (above) is underlined then the play may be purchased by direct click from the Publisher, otherwise (below) are AbeBooks for secondhand, signed & 1st eds and other Booksellers for new copies

Booksellers:

Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

Further Reference:
-

Top of Page Top of Page

Just A Little Bit Less Than Normal

Synopsis:
a young man loses a leg in a bomb blast and returns home to try and cope with the people closest to him and his own bitterness and cynicism

Notes:
Thames Television Playwright Award. Nominated most promising playwright, evening Standard.

1st Produced:
Queen's, Hornchurch    1976

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

To Buy This Play:
If Publisher (above) is underlined then the play may be purchased by direct click from the Publisher, otherwise (below) are AbeBooks for secondhand, signed & 1st eds and other Booksellers for new copies

Booksellers:

Genre:
Play with Music

Parts:
Male:  4            Female:  2            Other:  -

Further Reference:
-

Top of Page Top of Page

Men's Beano

Synopsis:
about an outing to Brighton organised by men from their local pub in Se London. along the way they pick up a female hitchhiker whose presence provokes a series of disruptions.

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Warehouse, Covent Garden, London    24 Sep 1979

Organisations:
RSC

1st Published:
in Plays and Players, Nov, Dec, London Magazine, 1979   -

Music:
-

To Buy This Play:
If Publisher (above) is underlined then the play may be purchased by direct click from the Publisher, otherwise (below) are AbeBooks for secondhand, signed & 1st eds and other Booksellers for new copies

Booksellers:

Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  8            Female:  3            Other:  -

Further Reference:
RSC ref MeN197909

Top of Page Top of Page

Poor Dirty Harry

Synopsis:
about suppression - a peddler of pornography trying to sell his wares to the audience.

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Queen's, Hornchurch    1975

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

To Buy This Play:
If Publisher (above) is underlined then the play may be purchased by direct click from the Publisher, otherwise (below) are AbeBooks for secondhand, signed & 1st eds and other Booksellers for new copies

Booksellers:

Genre:
50 min cabaret One act

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  -            Other:  -

Further Reference:
-

Top of Page Top of Page

Shine On the Crazy Diamond

Synopsis:
Reworking of euripides' Bacchae theme in modern day

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Salisbury    1972

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

To Buy This Play:
If Publisher (above) is underlined then the play may be purchased by direct click from the Publisher, otherwise (below) are AbeBooks for secondhand, signed & 1st eds and other Booksellers for new copies

Booksellers:

Genre:
Play for youth theatre

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  Indeterminate number in cast

Further Reference:
-

Top of Page Top of Page

Still We Wonder Why

Synopsis:
a celebration of the protest movement through history. (with original music)

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Salisbury Playhouse    1972

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

To Buy This Play:
If Publisher (above) is underlined then the play may be purchased by direct click from the Publisher, otherwise (below) are AbeBooks for secondhand, signed & 1st eds and other Booksellers for new copies

Booksellers:

Genre:
Play for youth theatre

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

Further Reference:
-

Top of Page Top of Page

Sudlow's Dawn

Synopsis:
Dawn's confident and fine flair for dissent, nurtured by Cambridge education, are tragically eroded as her friendship with the retarded Sudlow leads her to seek a solution, not in the comfort of her suburban surroundings, but in the back streets and strip-clubs of Soho

Notes:
-

1st Produced:

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

To Buy This Play:
If Publisher (above) is underlined then the play may be purchased by direct click from the Publisher, otherwise (below) are AbeBooks for secondhand, signed & 1st eds and other Booksellers for new copies

Booksellers:

Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  3            Other:  -

Further Reference:
-

Top of Page Top of Page

Tolmers Show, The

Synopsis:
agit prop against property developers destroying communities.

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Mayday Theatre Company    1973

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

To Buy This Play:
If Publisher (above) is underlined then the play may be purchased by direct click from the Publisher, otherwise (below) are AbeBooks for secondhand, signed & 1st eds and other Booksellers for new copies

Booksellers:

Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  4            Female:  4            Other:  -

Further Reference:
-

Top of Page Top of Page

Way Out Of Order

Synopsis:
a young disaffected stockbroker advertises for four people to trek with him to Africa. the resultant expedition exposes his - and the others' - agendas

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Redgrave, Farnham    1987

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

To Buy This Play:
If Publisher (above) is underlined then the play may be purchased by direct click from the Publisher, otherwise (below) are AbeBooks for secondhand, signed & 1st eds and other Booksellers for new copies

Booksellers:

Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  2            Other:  -

Further Reference:
-

Top of Page Top of Page

Wish You Were Here

Synopsis:
High jinks and pathos on an 18-30's holiday when heavy drinking leads to an assault on one of the girls

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Nuffield, Lancaster    1985

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

To Buy This Play:
If Publisher (above) is underlined then the play may be purchased by direct click from the Publisher, otherwise (below) are AbeBooks for secondhand, signed & 1st eds and other Booksellers for new copies

Booksellers:

Genre:
Student or youth theatre play

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  18

Further Reference:
-

Top of Page Top of Page

Zanna

Synopsis:
a disaffected young woman joins a youth theatre with disastrous consequences

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Greenwich Studio Theatre    1995

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

To Buy This Play:
If Publisher (above) is underlined then the play may be purchased by direct click from the Publisher, otherwise (below) are AbeBooks for secondhand, signed & 1st eds and other Booksellers for new copies

Booksellers:

Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  1            Other:  -

Further Reference:
-

Top of Page Top of Page