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Patrick Garland

PATRICK GARLAND  (1935 - 2013)

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Patrick Garland (10 April 1935  19 April 2013). Mr. Garland was the only director ever to have had four plays running in London's West end at the same time. He won a Golden Globe for his 1971 film the Snow Goose, which was also nominated for a Bafta and an emmy. He worked with actors including Rex Harrison in a revival of the musical My Fair Lady on Broadway and wrote a best- selling biography about Harrison, the Incomparable Rex. While at the British Broadcasting Corp. Mr. Garland, who worked with Ted Hughes in founding Poetry International, was invited to direct the Thanksgiving service for his friend Laurence Olivier at Westminster Cathedral in 1989. - Bloomberg

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

        Beatrix         Brief Lives         Dr. Marigold & Mr. Chops         Rebel, The         Room Of One's Own, A         Simon Callow - A Festival Dickens         Underneath the Arches         Wooing In Absence



Beatrix

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written with Judy Taylor From Beatrix Potter

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anthology

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Brief Lives

Brief Lives
reminiscences of John aubrey (1626-1697), one is paying a visit to an old man who makes up for absence of friends by recalling them all

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adapted from John Aubrey's biographical work 'Lives'.

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Faber and Faber, London, 1967   978-0573040222

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Dr. Marigold & Mr. Chops

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Inspiring, enchanting, compassionate and relevant these two one-man plays bring together one of the world's greatest story tellers, Charles Dickens, with one of Britain's greatest actors, Simon Callow. a treat for children and adults alike, these plays haven't been seen in London for over 150 years, yet remain as imaginative and compelling as they were in the Dickensian era.

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two one man plays by Charles Dickens

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Rebel, The

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Dramatic presentation on the life and work of rebels

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London    1964

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Room Of One's Own, A

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From Virginia Woolf

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Simon Callow - A Festival Dickens

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a unique afternoon: two of Dickens' monoDramas, forgotten for 150 years. Dwarves, giants, toffs, even a walk-on appearance by the Prince of Wales. the evening reveals two heartbreaking and hilarious stories - pure Dickensian gold.

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Underneath the Arches

Underneath the Arches
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Written by Patrick Garland, Brian Glanville And Roy Hudd

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Prince of Wales Theatre, London    1981

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Original cast recording: TeR (1015) 1982

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Wooing In Absence

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from the letters of Lydia Lopokova And John Maynard Keynes

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Tate Gallery, London    19 Jan 2000

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adaptation

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Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

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