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Terry Johnson

TERRY JOHNSON  (1955 - )

Nationality:    British
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Literary Agent:    The Agency (London) Ltd  

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

        Amabel         Bellevue         Chain Play, The         Cleo, Camping, Emmanuelle And Dick         Cries From the Mammal House         Days Here So Dark         Dead Funny         Dead Guilty         Dreaming America         Graduate the         Hitchcock Blonde         Hysteria Fragments Of An Analysis Of An Obsessional Neurosis         Imagine Drowning         Insignificance         London Cuckolds, The         Piano/Forte         Tuesday's Child         Unsuitable For Adults



Amabel

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Birmingham University, UK    -

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Bellevue

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on tour    1983

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Chain Play, The

Synopsis:
One off performance of chain writing to celebrate the National theatre's 25th anniversary. a scene each from all the authors for a performance on one night

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Written By Terry Johnson, Philip Ridley, Charlotte Jones, Lee Hall, Sebastian Barry, Zinnie Harris, Kevin elyot, Nick Dear, Tanika Gupta, Frank McGuinness, Nick Stafford, Stephen Sondheim, Colin Teevan, Patrick Marber, David Lan, Sarah Daniels, Martin She

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Conceived and commissioned by angus Mackenchnie

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Genre:
Play/Drama

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Male:  8            Female:  5            Other:  -

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Cleo, Camping, Emmanuelle And Dick

Synopsis:
the Carry On films were the ultimate British seaside postcard made flesh. This play is a tragicomic dissection of this end-of-the-pier institution.

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National Theatre, London

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Play/Drama

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Male:  3            Female:  3            Other:  -

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Cries From the Mammal House

Synopsis:
cry of despair masquerading as a droll allegory about the closing down of a small english zoo.
- Carole Woddis, City Limits

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Open-Hearted enterprises

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in "Plays 1" Methuen, London, 1993   -

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Genre:
Play/Drama

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Male:  6            Female:  4            Other:  -

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Days Here So Dark

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Edinburgh    1981

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Dead Funny

Synopsis:
at the centre of the play is a consultant gynaecologist in his late thirties whose marriage is as dead as the discarded organs he whips out of his women patients; around him are his old school friend Nick, Nick's bubbly wife Lisa, and his neighbour Brian, all fellow members of the dead funny club. about ordinary middle class people in Britain today trying to find some meaning in life.

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Genre:
Comedy. - - Gay, theme/character full length

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Male:  3            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Dead Guilty

Synopsis:
Revival

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1st Produced:
New Vic, N Staffs    1999

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Dreaming America

Synopsis:
What takes a man to the skies, and what brings him back down again? Movie mogul, aviator, recluse and richest-man-in-the-world Howard Hughes reflects on his life in a new play, a work-in-progress by award-winning playwright Terry Johnson

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1st Produced:
Shoreditch Town Hall, London    08 Apr 2014

Company:
Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts

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Genre:
work in progress

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Graduate the

Synopsis:
tale of sexual misadventure, teenage rebellion and mid-life angst.

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from novel by Charles Webb And screenplay by Calder Willingham And Buck Henry

1st Produced:
Gielgud, London    2000

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John Reid and Sacha Brooks

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Genre:
adaptation

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Male:  6            Female:  5            Other:  -

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Hitchcock Blonde

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a media lecturer and his female protege find some deteriorated Hitchcock footage. It would appear they had discovered some early rushes but what film were they for and who is the mysterious blonde?

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Play/Drama

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Male:  3            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Hysteria Fragments Of An Analysis Of An Obsessional Neurosis

Hysteria Fragments Of An Analysis Of An Obsessional Neurosis
When Sigmund Freud meets Salvador Dali two of the world's greatest and most eccentric minds collide. This outrageous comedy finds Freud in his quiet suburb of Hampstead where he hopes to spend his last days in peace. When Salvador Dali appears along with an attractive young student of Freud's work, all hell breaks loose. Why is Freud burning his latest publication? Why is Dali berating him? Why is there a naked woman in his closet? Why is he close to hysteria?

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Methuen Drama    978-0413703606

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Genre:
Farce

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Male:  3            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Imagine Drowning

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a Drama of secrecy, violence and sexual betrayal set in a bleak part of northern england. the strands of two intricate plots and time schemes weave together into a mysterious double helix of actions and counteractions.

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Insignificance

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New York, 1953, beautiful film star, Nobel Prize winning scientist, baseball player and infamous senator meet for extraordinary confrontation

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eSC

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Play/Drama

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Male:  4            Female:  1            Other:  -

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London Cuckolds, The

Synopsis:
a playscript about a young rake who sexually plunders and pillages his way through London leaving a dozen angry cuckolds in his wake.

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Original Playwright - edward Ravenscroft

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National Theatre, London

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Genre:
adaptation

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Male:  14            Female:  7            Other:  -

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Piano/Forte

Synopsis:
On the eve of his wedding to the glamorous Dawn, Clifford's plans for a joyous celebration are thrown into turmoil by the return home of his estranged daughter Louise. Her plans to exact revenge prove to have explosive consequences.

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Male:  3            Female:  4            Other:  -

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Tuesday's Child

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written with Kate Lock, televised 1985

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Unsuitable For Adults

Synopsis:
a story about women hurt by men. the characters are the seedy landlord of a ghastly pub in Paddington and his motley troupe of entertainers, who are a stripper, a female and male alternative comic and a bad alternative magician.

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Faber and Faber, London, 1985   -

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Genre:
Black Comedy Comedy

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Male:  4            Female:  2            Other:  -

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