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Maggie Drury

MAGGIE DRURY

  

Nationality:    British
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Maggie Drury trained as a visual artist, writes plays, short stories and novels. Short story Unexplored Territory soon to be published by Cultured Llama Publishing. Seeking an agent for novel Affliction.

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

        Arrangement, The         Baggage         Desk         End Of Things, The         Enjoy         Fish On A Plate         International         Not Knowing Who We Are         Pretence         Right Thing, The



Arrangement, The

Synopsis:
Action involves two characters performing a piece of conceptual art

Notes:
a very short play: theme of 'what is art'.

1st Produced:
Horsebridge Centre Whitstable    12 Sep 2012

Organisations:
17% campaign

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
humour

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Baggage

Synopsis:
about power struggle, conflict and changing loyalties. Three characters have brought their own baggage to the house. A stranger enters to upset the already fragile and volatile situation.

Notes:
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1st Produced:

Organisations:
writers group joinedupwriters

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
social Drama 30 min

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Desk

Synopsis:
Algernon inherits his father's business that includes a rather magnificent desk, the emblem of power. When a plumber arrives to do some work he brags about his own possessions. they start to want what the other has and it's only a practical secretary that makes them see sense.

Notes:
by Maggie Drury. Music by Jof Arnold and Aki Atrill with lyrics by Pat Hutchins

1st Produced:
John Gielgud Theatre RADA    2005

Organisations:
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1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
short musical 30 min

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  1            Other:  -

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End Of Things, The

Synopsis:
Jeff finds scraps of paper in a burnt-out building that allude to a world long since gone. In the manner of a doorstep salesman he approaches Colin tempting him with a lifestyle that no longer exists. Colin falls for the smooth talking Jeff but Doris is sceptical believing that this stranger is intent on stealing their few possessions including their hovel of a home. When Jeff dies during a storm Colin leaves Doris intent on finding Jeff's 'loft apartment' and living his life for him.

Notes:
One of three interconnected plays with a theme of unrequited love inspired by Byron's 'The Dream' and performed as part of the Rochester Literature Festival.

1st Produced:
Chatham Grammar School for Boys. Chatham, Kent    04 Oct 2014

Organisations:
17%campaign

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Futuristic/post apocalyptic

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Enjoy

Synopsis:
Two women visit the 'Panhandle' restaurant where the menu consists of a comprehensive list of cooking pots and pans. they make their choice, producing their own food from a carrier bag.

Notes:
also performed at Lounge on the Farm in 2012

1st Produced:
Horsebridge Centre Whitstable    2011

Organisations:
17% campaign

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
comedy 10 min

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Fish On A Plate

Synopsis:
A man is passionate about glass, his partner is passionate about words. they are passionate about each other. Guests are expected for dinner and the bathroom wall has been removed in readiness for a glass brick replacement. the 'passions' of a guest provide a temporary solution to the lack of privacy.

Notes:
a very short play ; theme of 'passions'.

1st Produced:
Horsebridge Centre Whitstable    05 Dec 2012

Organisations:
17% campaign

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
comedy

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

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International

Synopsis:
Two women besotted with adult education show off their linguistic skills to a friend who exasperated by their superior attitude eventually retaliates with a spurt of Latin.

Notes:
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1st Produced:
Horsebridge Centre Whitstable    2012

Organisations:
17% campaign

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
comedy 8 min

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Not Knowing Who We Are

Synopsis:
represents the difficulties with asperger's Syndrome find in social interaction. the condition is used as a metaphor for more pervasive social problems.
- Jonathan Gibbs, Time Out London

Notes:
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1st Produced:

Organisations:
the Ugly Tree

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  3            Other:  -

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Pretence

Synopsis:
Power struggle between flat-mates ending in betrayal. Sinister play with some violence.

Notes:
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1st Produced:

Organisations:
writers group joinedupwriters

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
social Drama 20 min

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Right Thing, The

Synopsis:
A woman and her partner describe their day to each other. the woman is concerned about doing the right thing. In certain situations she feels she has failed to intervene. When she does, describing how she gave money to a young man in need, though not enough, she admits to briefly fancying him. Her partner strikes her revealing the reality of their situation.

Notes:
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1st Produced:
the Red Hedgehog    2010

Organisations:
17% campaign

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
domestic violence 10 min

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

Further Reference:
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