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Donald Howarth

DONALD HOWARTH  (1931 - )

Nationality:    British
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Adventures Of A Black Girl         All Good Children         Greatest Fairy Story Ever Told, The         Ibchek         Lady On The Barometer         Lily In Little India, A         Meanwhile, Backstage In The Old Front Room         Ogodiveleftthegason         On A Day In Summer In A Garden         Othello Sleges Blankes         Scarborough         School Play         Secret Of Skiz         Sugar In The Morning         Three Months Gone



Adventures Of A Black Girl

Synopsis:
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Notes:
novel by Shaw

1st Produced:
Cape Town    1980

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Music:
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Genre:
adaptation

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All Good Children

Synopsis:
examines the problems of the permissive society

Notes:
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1st Produced:
Bromley, Kent    1960

Company:
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1st Published:
Samuel French, London, 1965   -

Music:
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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  4            Female:  3            Other:  -

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Greatest Fairy Story Ever Told, The

Synopsis:
Mickadoesque version of Cinderella with Victorian ballads and hymn tunes. Cinderella is murdered, high camp.

Notes:
Original Playwright - Kathleen Housell-Roberts

1st Produced:
New York    1973

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1st Published:
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Genre:
adaptation

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Ibchek

Synopsis:
Subsidised group of actors perform Ibsen to dwindling audiences whilst themselves reliving the bourgeois romantic situations of the seagull and the Cherry orchard.

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1st Produced:
Grahamstown, South Africa    1979

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Play/Drama

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Lady On The Barometer

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Notes:
aka Sugar in the Morning

1st Produced:
London    1958

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Genre:
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Parts:
Male:  5            Female:  5            Other:  -

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Lily In Little India, A

Synopsis:
celebrates the liberating influence of flower power

Notes:
televised 1962

1st Produced:
London    1965

Company:
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1st Published:
Samuel French, London, 1966   -

Music:
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Genre:
Comedy

Parts:
Male:  4            Female:  2            Other:  voices off

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Meanwhile, Backstage In The Old Front Room

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1st Produced:
Leeds    1975

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Ogodiveleftthegason

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1st Produced:
London    1967

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On A Day In Summer In A Garden

Synopsis:
This is a play about dock plants. Yes, the ones you rub on your ankles when you've just been stung by nettles. Three such docks, called Dick, Jim and Jack - stay with me - sit in the garden of an elderly couple, where they discuss the triumphs and tribulations of, well, being weeds.
Emma John, Time Out London

Notes:
Stage premiere of A 1970s radio play by Donald Urquart Adapted by Marl Urquart

1st Produced:

Company:
Entertaining Lunchtime Company

1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Othello Sleges Blankes

Synopsis:
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Notes:
Original Playwright - Shakespeare

1st Produced:
Cape Town    1972

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1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
adaptation

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Scarborough

Synopsis:
Three beautiful people live in a barn and eventually share the same bed. Re-working of adam and Eve and the serpent Victor, before and after the fall.

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1st Produced:
Cape Town    1972

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1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Reworking

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Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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School Play

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1st Published:
in "Playbill 1" Hutchinson, London, 1969   -

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Genre:
Childrens Youth audience

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  any number

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Secret Of Skiz

Synopsis:
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Notes:
Original Playwright - Gabriela Zapolska

1st Produced:
Bromley, Kent    1962

Company:
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1st Published:
Unpublished,    -

Music:
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Genre:
adapatation/translation

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Sugar In The Morning

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1st Published:
in "Four Plays" Oberon, London, 1999   -

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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  9 characters

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Three Months Gone

Synopsis:
the rise of the more 'feminine' man

Notes:
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1st Produced:

Company:
English Stage Company

1st Published:
French, London (Plays & Players April 1970), 1970   -

Music:
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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  4            Female:  2            Other:  -

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