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Andrew Dallmeyer

ANDREW DALLMEYER

  (1945 - )

Nationality:    Scottish / British
email:    n/a     Website:    n/a

Literary Agent:    represented by Andrew Hewson

Andrew has written sixty-five plays including Opium eater, won three Fringe Firsts and a BAFTA (Scotland) for the best radio play of 1985. He has directed some fifty productions in various repertory Theatres. As an actor Andrew has appeared in every Theatre in Scotland, with the exception of Pitlochry. His recent performances in Becketts Waiting for Godot and Krapps Last Tape (Arches, Glasgow) have been widely acclaimed.

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        Babylon Burning         Battle Of Pots 'N' Pans         Boys In the Back Room, The         Caligari         Calley And Manson         Monk         Opium Eater         Thank God For John Muir         Too Clever By Half         Wanted Dead Or Alive



Babylon Burning

Synopsis:
attempts a panoramic history of the Iraq war to date.
Joyce McMillan, Scotsman

Notes:
devised by Robert Rae And co-written with Ghazi Hussein, Grace Barnes, Andrew Dallmeyer And Dick Barbor. Based on musical Oh What A Lovely War

1st Produced:
Edinburgh, Theatre Workshop    2006

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Genre:
Community Piece

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Battle Of Pots 'N' Pans

Synopsis:
Written by BaFTa and three times Fringe First winner, andrew Dallmeyer. a light-hearted look at the Scottish story of how Bonnie Prince Charlie's Jacobites routed King George's Hanoverians in the famous Battle of Prestonpans.

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Prestoungrange Arts Productions featuring Traditional Songs by Coreen Scott & Laverock

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Boys In the Back Room, The

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1st Produced:
-    1982

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1st Published:
Methuen
Edinburgh, Scotland: Salamander Press.   978-0907540243

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Further Reference:
National Library of Scotland ref: Traverse - acc.10180/5
http://www2.iath.virginia.edu/sixties/HTML_docs/Resources/Bibliographies/VN_drama_bib.html

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Caligari

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Genre:
adaptation

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Calley And Manson

Synopsis:
deals with the Viet Nam War

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1st Produced:
-    1971?

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1st Published:
Unpublished Playscript   -

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Monk

Monk
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Notes:
part of "I Confess" A series of monologues. these monologues reflect A growing interest in the theme of confession And the subject of other people's lives in contemporary Drama And television, including the so-called reality' shows which Abound in today's programme schedules. In A live context the experience of direct one to one contact can be Alarming And exhilarating by turns. Funny, moving, disturbing And challenging, these monologues will be of interest to Actors in search of An Audition piece As well As directors on the lookout for A new And highly flexible way of making theatre.
- Hugh Hodgart, Head of Acting RSaMD

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Genre:
short Monologue

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Male:  1            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Opium Eater

Opium Eater
as de Quincey scribbles away in abject poverty, buoyed up by narcotic sustenance, desperately trying to meet deadlines for Blackwood his publisher, he is accompanied by a pickpocket and simpleton, Willy. the brilliant loquacious addict and the affably childish dimwit are drawn together by circumstance and a mutual need. the wonderful mastery of image in the author's work is reflected in the dialogue.
Robert Gore Langton

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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  -            Other:  -

Further Reference:
National Library of Scotland ref: Traverse - acc.9285/18

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Thank God For John Muir

Synopsis:
In 1867, the 29 year old John Muir punctures his right eye in a saw mill accident that changes the course of his life. Thinking he is permanently blinded he realises the enormity of his loss and all the spectacle of nature that he might never see again. This leads him to dark imaginings of the plight of the world and the realisation that we must all work together to prevent it.

Notes:
part of A Play, A Pie And A Pint

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Genre:
short play

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Male:  1            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Too Clever By Half

Synopsis:
In a biotec lab, two gene scientists accidentally produce a deadly virus. they must be quarantined and isolated as they may well infect the public. Slowly they start to die, going rapidly downhill but as they reach death's door the virus starts to mutate and a 'smart' gene kicks in. they become highly intelligent reaching a place where speech is unnecessary and levitation possible. But in this condition 'the powers that be' decide that they present an even greater threat to public safety. they are in short Too Clever by Half

Notes:
part of Oran Mor's groundbreaking lunchtime theatre programme, A Play, A Pie And A Pint

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Genre:
One act

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Wanted Dead Or Alive

Synopsis:
In a shopping mall in Florida, Santa dispenses kindness to the kids but things take a sinister turn as he increasingly comes to resemble Osama Bin Laden.

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Organisations:
ClubWeST

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Genre:
Solo Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  -            Other:  -

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