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Claire Burlington

CLAIRE BURLINGTON

  

Nationality:    British
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Now works under her equity name of Claire Burlington (previously worked as Claire Taylor).

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

        Aladdin         Anne Frank: Public Face, Private Child         Best Little Whore House In Hampstead, The         Live At Carnegie Hall         Midnight At the Website Of Good And Evil         Nourish         Rick Dittington



Aladdin

Synopsis:
Hopeless case aladdin is hopelessly in love with tomboy Princess Masha Yabooty, but how can he convince her dad, Sheikh Yabooty, that he's a suitable son-in-law? Hope (and mild to extreme peril) arrives in the form of his mysterious Uncle abanazer, a tower of games, magical y-fronts and a strange and powerful piece of technology known as the GenieStation. . .

Notes:
Ghostwritten for Charlie Hartill by Claire Burlington, with Additional material by Russell Labey. Music And lyrics by Alexander Bermange. Virtual Genie played by Nigel Planer. 'the most Appealing (and original) version of the three I saw' (What's On). 'High-spirited hilarity' (Ham And High). 'Highly recommended!' (Camden Gazette). 'This musical panto is colourful, it is loud, it has Awful puns And it is A lot of fun' (the Stage).

1st Produced:

Organisations:
Pleasance Theatre Trust

1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Pantomime

Parts:
Male:  5            Female:  3            Other:  Multiple chorus roles

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Anne Frank: Public Face, Private Child

Synopsis:
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Notes:
a theatrical Adaptation of Anne Frank's diaries, using only her words. Created And edited with Diana Hillier And Tamsin Stanley in Association with the Anne Frank educational Trust.

1st Produced:
Palace Theatre, Watford    Nov 1998

Organisations:
Palace Theatre, Watford

1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Best Little Whore House In Hampstead, The

Synopsis:
1862. Hampstead. Philanthropic Miss Short establishes a halfway house for penitent prostitutes seeking to change their lives. assisted by the upstanding Mr Crabtree and the raffish Mr Wilkes, she begins training four former ladies-of-the-night to go into service. However, love, lust and religious fervour steer the enterprise in a very different direction. . .

Notes:
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1st Produced:
Jackson's Lane    2002

Organisations:
Jackson's Lane

1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Comedy

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  5            Other:  -

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Live At Carnegie Hall

Synopsis:
Inspired by Judy Garland's stunning 1961 concert, this piece uses dance and Drama to explore the reality behind Hollywood glitz and the darker side of white-picket-fence American dreams.

Notes:
the inaugural project of the Royal Opera House's Artists' Development Initiative. Choreographed by Tom Sapsford.

1st Produced:
Clore Studio Upstairs, Royal Opera House    Jan 2000

Organisations:
Royal Opera House

1st Published:
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Music:
-

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Genre:
Drama/dance

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  2            Other:  Dancers - chorus and soloists

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Midnight At the Website Of Good And Evil

Synopsis:
the Millennium Bug needs a hand to save the world and only one woman can help him. . . a fin de siecle musical character comedy show.

Notes:
Based on the 1995 show 'Night in with the Girls' (aDC theatre, Cambridge). Music by Stuart Barr.

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Organisations:
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Music:
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Genre:
Comedy

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  1            Other:  1 male (voice over)

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Nourish

Synopsis:
a fictional Drama tracing the relationship between Sylvia Pankhurst and her prison wardress during Sylvia's monumental hunger and thirst strike of 1913.

Notes:
Winner of An Argus Angel Award for Artistic excellence. 'a harrowing And remarkable play. . . the script is Absolutely phenomenal' (Fringe Review). 'an exceptionally gifted playwright. . . this inspirational play is nourishment for the soul' (Three Weeks)

1st Produced:
Old Police Cells Museum, Brighton Town Hall    May 2009

Organisations:
Squaremoon Ltd

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Rick Dittington

Synopsis:
On his retirement, Rick Dittington leaves the bright lights of London and sets out to find fame, fortune, true love and enlightenment in the small town of Wokingham.

Notes:
a panto with A twist - it was written specifically for A cast Aged 70-90.

1st Produced:
Pinewood Theatre, Wokingham, Berkshire    39052

Organisations:
the University of the Third age

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Pantomime

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  5            Other:  Multiple chorus roles

Further Reference:
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