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Chris Bond

CHRIS BOND

  (1945 - )

Nationality:    British
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Literary Agent:    Blanche Marvin  

Chris Bond's plays including biography, theatres, agent, synopses, cast sizes, production and published dates

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

        Adventures Of Finn Mccool, The         Alice On the Underground         All the Fun Of the Fair         Beggar's Opera, The         Blood Of Dracula, The         Cantril Tales, The         Country Wife, The         Don Quixote Rides Again. . .         Downright Hooligan         Dracula         El Sid         George         Gone To Jesus         Good Soldier Scouse         Hubble Bubble         It's a Fine Life!         Judge Jeffreys         Mutiny         Mysterie Of Maria Marten, The         Not So Simple Simon         Roll With the Punches         Scum: Death, Destruction And Dirty Washing         Shem's Boat         Simple Simon         Spend, Spend, Spend         Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street         Tale Of Two Cities, A         Tarzan's Last Stand         Under New Management



Adventures Of Finn Mccool, The

Synopsis:
Finn McCool, toughest giant in the world has to defend his reputation for toughness aginst other giants. Not easy when you are also the smallest giant in the world. Foryunately for him, his wife Oonagh, is the brains of the outfit and is able to trick and outsmart Finns rivals.

Notes:
written by Chris Bond And Bernard Dunleavy

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Genre:
children's play Youth audience

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Male:  2            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Alice On the Underground

Synopsis:
alice runs away from her dysfunctional family and council estate home and into the Underground. there she meets a busking White Rabbit and the Queen of Hearts.

Notes:
from book by Lewis Carroll. Book And lyrics by Chris Bond & Paula Rees; music by Jo Collins And David Carey

1st Produced:
Hornchurch, Queen's    2004

Company:
Chicken Shed Theatre Company

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Genre:
Musical adaptation

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Male:  3            Female:  4            Other:  -

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All the Fun Of the Fair

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Notes:
written with John McGrath And others

1st Produced:
London    1986

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Beggar's Opera, The

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Notes:
Original Playwright - John Gay

1st Produced:
Liverpool    1977

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Blood Of Dracula, The

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Notes:
a shorter version of Chris Bond's play "Dracula"

1st Produced:
Coliseum, Oldham    1997

Company:
Northern Broadsides

1st Published:
Nelson Thornes (1999)   978-0748740635

Music:
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Cantril Tales, The

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Notes:
written with Others

1st Produced:
Liverpool    1975

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Country Wife, The

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Notes:
Original Playwright - William Wycherley

1st Produced:
Liverpool    1974

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adaptation

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Don Quixote Rides Again. . .

Synopsis:
based on the story of Don Quixote

Notes:
music by Jo Collins

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Genre:
Musical

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Downright Hooligan

Synopsis:
a fixture at the betting shop mainly unemployed Ian Rigby drift through life. His mother bawls at him for masturbating, her lover tells him smutty jokes. the day his grandmother dies he accidentally kills the school hamster and sticks drawing pins in its eyes. He ends up in front of the magistrate and later in frustration attacks an elderly man.

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1st Produced:
Stoke-on-Trent    1972

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Dracula

Synopsis:
classic story of suave vampire whose passion is sinking his teeth into the throats of beautiful young women.

Notes:
from novel by Bram Stoker

1st Produced:
Half Moon, London    1984

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Genre:
adaptation

Parts:
Male:  6            Female:  2            Other:  -

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El Sid

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Notes:
music by Watts, lyrics by Birtles, idea Barry

1st Produced:
London    1988

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George

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1st Published:
in "Prompt One", Hutchinson, London, 1976   -

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Genre:
Social Comment

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Gone To Jesus

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1st Published:
in "Wordplays 2" Hutchinson, London, 1982   -

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Genre:
Short play One act

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Male:  7            Female:  2            Other:  extras

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Good Soldier Scouse

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1st Produced:
Liverpool    1976

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Hubble Bubble

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Notes:
Based on "Macbeth" by William Shakespeare

1st Produced:
Queens Theatre, Hornchuch    2004

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Youth play

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It's a Fine Life!

Synopsis:
It's a Fine Life! follows Bart's inspirational life story from East End rags to West End riches, from writing hit songs for Tommy Steele and Cliff Richard to his working relationship with Joan Littlewood at the Theatre Royal Stratford East and his close friendship with Barbara Windsor.

Notes:
music and lyrics by Lionel Bart, Book by Chris Bond

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Cut to the Chase

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Genre:
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Judge Jeffreys

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1st Produced:
exeter    1973

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Genre:
Play/Drama

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Male:  12            Female:  4            Other:  peasants

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Mutiny

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1st Produced:
Stoke-on-Trent    1970

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Mysterie Of Maria Marten, The

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1st Produced:
Warehouse Theatre Croydon, London    1991

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Not So Simple Simon

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there Are two versions - one for family Audiences And one for Adults. This is for Adults

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Roll With the Punches

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Scum: Death, Destruction And Dirty Washing

Synopsis:
musical celebration of the women of the Paris commune 1871

Notes:
written with Claire Luckham

1st Produced:
Monstrous Regiment, London    1976

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1st Published:
in "Monstrous Regiment" Nick hern Books, London, 1991   -

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Genre:
Historical

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Male:  3            Female:  4            Other:  -

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Shem's Boat

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1st Produced:
Stoke-on-Trent    1971

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Childrens Youth audience

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Simple Simon

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there Are two versions - one for family Audiences And one for Adults. This is for family Audiences.

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Genre:
Pantomime

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Spend, Spend, Spend

Synopsis:
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Notes:
written with Claire Luckham, play by Jack Rosenthal

1st Produced:
London    1985

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Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street

Synopsis:
Period early 19C, in this version Todd has some grounds for his nefarious activities in that his wife was raped by the Judge and he was deported on a false charge, he returns to seek revenge

Notes:
based on work by George Dibdin Pitt

1st Produced:
Stoke-on-Trent    1970

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1st Published:
Samuel French, London, 1974   -

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Genre:
MeloDrama

Parts:
Male:  8            Female:  3            Other:  -

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Tale Of Two Cities, A

Synopsis:
Period 1860 as classic action is split between London and Paris

Notes:
novel by Charles Dickens

1st Produced:
Liverpool    1981

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Genre:
adaptation

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Male:  16            Female:  10            Other:  -

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Tarzan's Last Stand

Synopsis:
enoch Powell in a leopard skin. . .

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1st Produced:
Liverpool    1973

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Under New Management

Synopsis:
the bosses of the factory are all cretins. One even dresses as a schoolboy and carries a teddy bear. the workers rise up and take control

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1st Produced:
Liverpool    1975

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