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Jon Barton

JON BARTON  

Nationality:    British
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Literary Agent:    Berlin Associates  


Jon read Drama at exeter University with an MA in Playwriting, and is a graduate of the Royal Court Young Writers Programme. He is currently looking to produce full-length solicited work.

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

24 Hour Play!         Powerplay         Rapid Write Response - the Consultant         Rules Of the Game, The         these Hands



24 Hour Play!

Synopsis:
A unique platform of new short plays by Britain s brightest emerging theatre makers, entirely created in just 24 hours. For the seventh year running, Old Vic New Voices (OVNV) partner with the 24 Hour Play Company and IdeasTap to discover the next generation of theatrical talent in a grand theatrical experiment like no other. A company of twenty one actors, six writers, six directors and six producers aged between eighteen and thirty will be challenged to create six brand new short plays from scratch in just twenty four hours. From the playwrights' first ideas, to casting, rehearsals, prop sourcing, the lighting design and sound effects, everything must be completed in one day, ready to be staged in front of more than one thousand VIPs and members of the public, on the Old Vic's one hundred and ninety three year old stage.

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Author Jon Barton. Author David Byrne. Author Zoe Cooper. Author Cat Jones. Author Sophie Petzal. Author Chris Urch.

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short pplay

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Powerplay

Synopsis:
A young woman walks into a government building. She's done nothing wrong. She just wants a job - a very specific job. She wants to kill people for a living.

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Rosebery Rep

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Drama

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Rapid Write Response - the Consultant

Synopsis:
an evening of short plays in response to the Consultant by Neil Fleming. author Josie Melia. author William H Calvert. author Robin Hemmings. author Paul Murphy. author Jon Barton. author Chris Urch. author Madeline Church.

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short play

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Rules Of the Game, The

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part of the Brunch Plays have been curated As A way of showcasing exciting, varied new work from writers based in the east of england or inspired by Halesworth, the home of the HighTide Festival

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Genre:
short play

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Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

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these Hands

Synopsis:
On a winters night two housemates are forced to admit their love for each other. Thread by thread they begin to untangle a relationship undermined by fear and mistrust. Can they make it work? This intimate play is a love story at the extremes of compassion, cruelty and hope.

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Play/Drama

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