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Bryony Lavery

BRYONY LAVERY

  (1947 - )

Nationality:    British
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Literary Agent:    United Agents  represented by St John Donald. US representation by Val Day of ICM Partners

Bryony Lavery's plays include Helen And Her Friends (1978); Bag (1979); Family Album (1980); Missing (1981); Calamity (1983); Origin Of The Species (1984); Witchcraze (1985); Her Aching Heart (Pink Paper Play Of The Year 1992); Wicked (1990); Kitchen Matters (1990); Flight (1991); Nothing Compares To You (1995); Ophelia (1996) and A Wedding Story (2000). Her play Frozen, commissioned by Birmingham Rep, won the TMA Best Play Award, the Eileen Anderson Central Television Award, was produced on Broadway where it was nominated for 4 Tony awards. Her extensive work for BBC Radio includes No Joan Of Arc (Sony nominated); Velma And Therese, The Smell Of Him, Requiem and adaptations of Wuthering Heights, Lady Audley's Secret, A High Wind In Jamaica and The Lovers of Viorne for the Classic Serial, and Angela Carter's Wise Children. Bryony is an honorary Doctor Of Arts at De Montford University. She was a director with John Retallack, of Performing Arts Labs Playwrighting, and has been a tutor on Birmingham University's MA Playwrighting course. Bryony was an Artistic Director of Gay Sweatshop and of her own company Les Oeufs Malades, and for two years she was Writer-in-Residence for The Unicorn Theatre for Children. Other productions include Smoke at The New Vic Theatre, Stoke-On-Trent, Yikes at The Unicorn Theatre, Deadpoint, an aerial piece for Matilda Leyser at the Linbury Theatre, Royal Opera House and her adaptation of Mary Webb's Precious Bane for Pentabus Theatre Company, which she toured four stately homes with a cast of eight actors, an 80-strong choir...and a live horse... Her play, Last Easter, premiered at The Lucille Lortel Theater in NYC, and enjoyed its UK run in a production directed by Douglas Hodge at Birmingham Rep Theatre. Her play Stockholm, which she wrote for Frantic Assembly, toured the UK before a run at Hampstead Theatre, London in May 2008. Bryony won the Wolff Whiting award for the play in 2008, which premiered in Spring 2010, in a touring production by the Sydney Theatre Company.

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        24 Hour Play!, The         Bag         Beautiful Burnout         Behind the Scenes At the Museum         Believers, The         Black Hole Of Calcutta, The         Bloody Chamber, The         Bufonidae         Calamity         Catering Service, The         Cesario         Cherished Disappointments In Love         Christmas Carol, A         Cursed         Days At Court         Deadpoint         Dirt         Discontented Winter         Doll's House, A         Down Among the Mini-Beasts         Dracula         Dragon Wakes, The         Drury Lane Ghost, The         Family Album, The         Female Trouble         Flight         Floorshow         For Maggie, Betty And Ida         Frozen         Gentlemen Prefer Blondes         Germany Calling         Getting Through         Goliath         Gotterdumerung; Or, Twilight Of the Gods         Grandmother's Steps         Headless Body, The         Heartbroken Mary Loses Struggle With Serpent Of Time         Helen And Her Friends         Her Aching Heart         Hot Time         House Of Desires         Hundred and One Dalmatians, The         I Was Too Young At the Time To Understand Why My Mother Was Crying         Illyria         It Snows         Jiggery Pokery: A Homage To Charles Hawtrey         Joker, The         Kitchen Matters         Kursk         Last Easter         Madagascar         Magic Toyshop, The         Method, The         Missing         More Female Trouble         More Light         Mummy         Night Before the Morning After Show, The         Nothing Compares To You         Numerical Man         Of All Living         Ophelia         Origin Of the Secies         Over And Out         Pamela Stephenson One Woman Show         Peter Pan         Precious Bane         Primadoona         Puppet States         Red Sky         Sharing         She Stoops To Conquer         Shot Through the Heart         Sleeping Beauty, The         Smoke         Snakes         Snow Queen, The         Sore Points         Stockholm         Sugar And Spice         Thyestes (Furies)         Time Gentlemen Please         Two Marias         Uncle Vanya         Unemployment: An Occupational Hazard         Uniform And Uniformed         Wandsworth Warmers Christmas Carol Concert, The         Wandsworth Warmers In Unbridled Passions, The         Wandsworth Warmers, The         Warbeck         Way To Cook A Wolf the         Wedding Story, A         Wicked         Wicked Lady, The         Wild Bunch, The         Witchcraze         Yikes!         YoYo-My Life is Like a Yoyo         Zulu Hut Club, The         Zulu or Shaka's Revenge



24 Hour Play!, The

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A unique platform of new short plays by Britain s brightest emerging theatre makers, entirely created in just 24 hours. All proceeds from the event support Old Vic New Voices, which supports young and emerging talent, sources and develops new work for production on The Old Vic stage and opens up The Old Vic to new and diverse audiences.

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Written by Bryony Lavery, Nina Raine, Moses Raine, Laura Wade.

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Bag

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Beautiful Burnout

Beautiful Burnout
Four young men and a battling lassie are training in a Glasgow gym. they want to be champions and win fistfuls of money. they want to be like Calzaghe and land 950 punches out of 1000. Beautiful Burnout tells a bruising and lyrical tale of aspirations and counterpunches, delivered in a visceral, hearts-in-your-mouth production about one of the most controversial sports of our time.

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Edinburgh Fringe

1st Produced:
Pleasance Forth, Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh    04 Aug 2010

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Frantic assembly and the National Theatre of Scotland

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Behind the Scenes At the Museum

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Ruby was conceived grudgingly by Bunty and born while her father, George, was in the Dog and Hare in Doncaster telling a woman in an emerald dress and a D-cup that he wasn't married. Bunty had never wanted to marry George, but he was all that was left. She really wanted to be Vivien Leigh or Celia Johnson, swept off to America by a romantic hero. But here she was, in a flat above the pet shop in a street beneath York Minster, with a growing family and diminishing dreams. Ruby tells the story of The Family, from the end of the 19th century when a travelling photographer catches frail beautiful Alice and her children, like flowers in amber, to the startling, witty, and memorable events of Ruby's own life.

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From the Novel By Kate Atkinson

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Theatre Royal, York    26 Oct 2000

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Believers, The

Believers, The
Name one certainty . . .one sure thing ... one thing you truly believe ... Two families are flung together on a night of cataclysmic weather. Bruised, tired and seduced by the flow of alcohol, they wrestle with their differences until, suddenly, the unthinkable happens. Something unbelievable. As their versions of what happened begin to fall apart and their perspectives become clouded by suspicion, they turn on each other in a desperate fight to understand the truth.

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Black Hole Of Calcutta, The

Synopsis:
Desmond Dingle's sweeping and romantic saga of India.

Notes:
written with Patrick Barlow

1st Produced:
Drill Hall, London >>>    11 Mar 1982

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National Theatre of Brent

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romantic Saga

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Bloody Chamber, The

Synopsis:
a story of a 17 year old virgin who marries a rich, ageing marquis only to discover a horrific secret

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from short story by Angela Carter

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Bufonidae

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The enchanting Margaret wanders through her memories and her past in this moving and comic story. Read more: http://www.uktw.co.uk/archive/Play/Blufondae/S1574635110/#ixzz2yZbhqKWJ

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part of the Broken Space Season taking place in pitched dark

1st Produced:
Bush Theatre, London, Eur >>>    15 Oct 2008

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short play

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Further Reference:
Theatre Record Vol XXVIII (2008) Page 1204 - [Theatre: Bush]

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Calamity

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Monstrous Regiment

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Catering Service, The

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Cesario

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Stratford-upon-Avon, 1596. Judith, daughter of William Shakespeare, wears boy's clothes just like her twin Hamnet and insists that she be called Cesario. Why? Because Hamnet is very ill. He may leave forever and she's not going to let that happen. Inspired by the twins in Shakespeare's plays, this funny and touching new play is performed by a cast of young people from London schools and youth theatres.

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Part of National Theatre Inside Out

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comedy TYA

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Cherished Disappointments In Love

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Cherished Disappointments in Love is a brilliantly funny, wildly savage and passionately original theatrical roller-coaster ride. a woman of a certain age is in love with Finland's youngest philosopher, Pekka Himanen. He is also loved by an army sergeant major who means to make a man of him. From the country who gave us saunas, Nokia and Mika Hakkinen, Cherished Disappointments in Love is a comic fantasia on love, philosophy and theatre. Shot through with an eroticism that engenders chaos, the time-honoured and eternal differences between male and female are played out upon the stage with wild, highly comic intensity.

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Version Of Jouko/Juha Turkka Play

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Sphinx Theatre

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Oberon, London, 2001   -

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Christmas Carol, A

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It's Christmas eve but London's meanest miser ebenezer Scrooge is his usual grumpy old-self. But as the clock strikes midnight his world will be turned upside down. Three ghosts are visiting him to offer visions of a happy past, a harsh present and a horrific future. Can they convince Scrooge to change his ways in time for Christmas?

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Book by Bryony Lavery, Music And lyrics by Jason Carr, from novel by Charles Dickens

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Cursed

Synopsis:
Pearl Penfold is a Romany Gypsy who has never travelled beyond her site. Joe Thompson is a house dweller wannabee-Gypsy who strives for acceptance. A tatty silver fence separates them and their worlds yet is the only place where they can meet. With the coming of The Games the corporations are moving in, forcing a mass Gypsy eviction. Joe wants to take Pearl with him but has nothing but his dreams to transport her. Pearl's Gypsy family have already arranged her marriage to Clive boy where she'll be "clean and decent" on another site. Pearl wants to go on the Drom (road) to "find out whats in me blood." But in these Orwellian times is Gypsy adventure possible?

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written by Natasha Langridge. Dramaturge: Bryony Lavery

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Days At Court

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London    1968

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Deadpoint

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Linbury Theatre, Royal Opera House    -

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Dirt

Synopsis:
Harper is about to die. elle is her waitress. Matt will eventually sleep with them both. May tries to get through a lecture in quantum physics without her cell going off. Guy is a healer and, well, a guy. As these five lives sprawl and intersect, Bryony Lavery builds a stylish, sexy, and unnervingly funny exploration of the ways that modern life is suffocating us emotionally and physically. Harper cleans her apartment and body, getting later and later for her date with Matt. Matt sits at the health-checked, hygiene-ticked restaurant, calculating the precise number of minutes he's spent waiting for Harper in the past three years. elle is the actress brand of waitress, full of facts from the documentaries she voice-overs, which she offers to the audience along with a running commentary on the not-so-great date unfolding before her. the date ends in an ugly exchange of words, so when Matt doesn't hear from Harper for five days afterwards, it never occurs to him it's because she's died. the procedural questions that amass in the aftermath of Harper's death - who done it? - evntually unfurl into a complex examination of what connects humans to the cities they live in, the soil they live on, and the people they share their lives with. As Guy and May's connections to Harper, elle, and Matt emerge, Lavery's play explores dirt in its most intimate and cosmic scales: as debris; as the catch-all for basic human impulses of attraction, sex, and revulsion; and as a signpost for the ways that modern life ignores the universal processes of decay and regeneration.

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the Studio Theatre, Studio 4, 1501 14th St. NW, Washington, DC 20005    17 Oct 2012

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Discontented Winter

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the revolutionary youth of the nation plot to overthrow the government and kidnap the heir to the throne. a modern day Richard III struggles to control the remote as his cronies repeat lines from DVDs. and a girl plans her escape on the Starship enterprise.

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National Theatre's Shell Connections Project

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Sir Frederic Osborn School

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Shell Connections, Faber and Faber, London, 2004   -

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Doll's House, A

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Nora is everything a man could desire; a loving, loyal wife and wonderful mother. Her husband has just landed a job finally giving the family financial security. Nora couldn't be happier. Yet, as characters from the past enter the cheerful family home, cracks gradually appear on its facade. and as the brutal outside world finally bears down, an intense struggle between love and truth, honour and betrayal, and finally, between a desperate husband and his once innocent wife.

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Original Playwright - Henrik Ibsen. based on A literal translation by Neil Howard & Tonje Gotschalksen

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Down Among the Mini-Beasts

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Polka, SW19, London    08 Feb 1996

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Dracula

Dracula
This is the modern world. Its inhabitants can go anywhere, even to Transylvania. they can communicate globally in the blink of an eye. But their feet, in their modern shoes, walk upon the gravestones of a vast cosmic graveyard. Count Dracula is still alive. He could always come through walls, arrive on a moonbeam but, in the modern world, he has emails, smartphones, webcams and the worldwide web...

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from novel by Bram Stoker

1st Produced:
Churchill Theatre, Bromley    27 Jan 2005

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Oberon Books (2012) >>>    978-1849431859

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Dragon Wakes, The

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London    1988

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Drury Lane Ghost, The

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written with Nona Sheppard

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London    1989

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Family Album, The

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London    1980

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Female Trouble

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1st Produced:
theatrespace, London    11 Mar 1981

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Flight

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London    1991

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Perspectives Theatre, Denmark

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Floorshow

Synopsis:
Sketches and lyrics for cabaret about women and work

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written with Caryl Churchill And others

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London    1977

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Monstrous Regiment

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Cabaret Sketch

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For Maggie, Betty And Ida

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music by Paul Sand

1st Produced:
Drill Hall, London >>>    19 May 1982

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Frozen

Frozen
One sunny evening, ten-year-old Rhona goes missing on the way to her grandmother's house. Her mother, Nancy, retreats into a state of frozen hope. Agnetha, an American criminal psychologist, comes to England to research a thesis entitled "Serial Killing: A Forgivable Act?" Then, there's Ralph, a loner with a bit of previous who's looking for some distraction. Drawn together by horrific circumstances, the lives of these three characters slowly intersect as they embark upon a long dark journey, through remorse and forgiveness, which finally ascends into the light.

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Winner of Best New Play, TMA Awards 1998

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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

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-

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novel by Anita Loos

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London    1980

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Germany Calling

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-

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written with Peter Leabourne

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London    1976

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Getting Through

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-

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additional lyrics only

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on tour    1985

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Goliath

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-

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From Bea Campbell

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Newcastle Haymarket Playhouse    13 Feb 1997

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Sphinx

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Gotterdumerung; Or, Twilight Of the Gods

Synopsis:
the whole of Wagner's Ring in 1hr 17 minutes.

Notes:
written by Bryony Lavery, Patrick Barlow And Susan Todd

1st Produced:
Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Supertent    Aug 1982

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National Theatre of Brent

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Grandmother's Steps

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takes its name from a children's game, in which you have to creep up on the person who is "It". If you are seen moving, you are caught. the thrill comes in the fear of being caught.

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-

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Les Oeufs Malades

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Headless Body, The

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-

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music by Stephanie Nunn

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London    1987

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Heartbroken Mary Loses Struggle With Serpent Of Time

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the annunciation: the angel Gabriel and the Virgin Mary. a Known story, a miracle and a done deal. Or was it that simple? Marcelo Bertuccio imagines the argument that may have taken place that day and explores the stakes and the consequences for Mankind. a beautifully crafted language oscillating between the Contemporary and the Biblical.

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Original Playwright - Marcelo Bertuccio

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National Theatre Studio, ICA, London    -

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-

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Helen And Her Friends

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Her Aching Heart

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A love story with a literary slant. Harriet, like Molly, suffers from an aching heart. Sharing the experience of a fictional and frequently symbolic journey that takes them from the austere granite walls of Helstone Hall, via the French Revolution to the icy corridors of the Hollows Convent, Harriet and Molly fall in, out and reluctantly back into each others arms.

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-

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Hot Time

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-

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-

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Common Stock Theatre Tour    1980

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House Of Desires

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This hilarious farce involves a brother and sister entangled in a web of love with four others - with everyone under one roof, comic mayhem is created as all six characters struggle to be alone with their lover and we try to work out who really loves whom. Written by one of the few female playwrights of the age, Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz was a poet nun and is perhaps best known as a major Baroque literary figure of Mexico.

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Original Playwright - Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz. in Spanish Golden Age Season

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Hundred and One Dalmatians, The

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When Perdita and Pongo's puppies go missing, they set off on a daring rescue mission - helped by all the dogs in England! How is cold-hearted Cruella de Vil involved? Will they be in time to save their pups? Or have they bitten off more than they can chew? A new adaptation of the much-loved children's story featuring Pongo and Missis Pongo, an adorable pair of canines who own Mr and Mrs Dearly, an equally adorable pair of humans.

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adapted from the book by Dodie Smith

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Chichester Festival Youth Theatre

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Christmas Show

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I Was Too Young At the Time To Understand Why My Mother Was Crying

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-

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-

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London    1976

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Illyria

Illyria
a young war reporter gets abducted and finds herself in the midst of a cycle of violence, in a land crippled by hate.

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-

1st Produced:
ACT, San Francisco    2000

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-

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in International Connections: New Plays for Young People, Faber and Faber, London, 2002   978-0571234653

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-

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It Snows

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Same old story. Boy doesn't meet Girl. Girl doesn't meet Boy. Threatened by terrifying Lads Gang. Threatened by awe-inspiring Girls Gang. Mum and Dad have declared War. against each other. Weird neighbour in the building opposite. Usual ordinary gloominess. then, one day, it snows. and everything changes. Want in? You are going to have to get physical. . .

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written by Bryony Lavery And Steven Hoggett, Scott Graham (Frantic Assembly)

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New Connections

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in New Connections 2008, Faber and Faber, London, 2008   -

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-

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Jiggery Pokery: A Homage To Charles Hawtrey

Synopsis:
Charles Hawtrey was one of Britains best-loved comedy actors, famous for his many appearances in the Carry On films and for his unique physicality and distinctive voice. In this provocative, funny and moving show, Amanda Lawrence captures the spirit of Hawtrey, interweaving episodes from his life (as child star in Peter Pan, filming at Pinewood Studios and in his local on the Kent coast) with portrayals of the relationships that governed it to create an intimate exploration of a true English eccentric.

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written by Amanda Lawrence; script development by Bryony Lavery

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Corn exchange, Newbury

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-

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Biography

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Joker, The

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-

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-

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London    1980

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-

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-

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Kitchen Matters

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-

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-

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Cockpit Theatre    1990

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Gay Sweatshop

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-

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Kursk

Kursk
a submarine is on patrol in the arctic. the crew sleep, eat, drill, long for word from home, and silently shadow their target. their lives, at once extraordinary and mundane, are shattered by a global crisis from which uniquely personal stories emerge. Inspired by the Russian submarine disaster of August 2000, in collaboration with Sound&Fury, Bryony Lavery's play imagines the life of submariners, deep below the icy seas on the fraying front line of the cold war.

Notes:
By Bryony Lavery in collaboration with Sound&Fury: Mark espiner, Dan Jones And Tom espiner. Part of the Genesis Young Directors project

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Sound & Fury

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Oberon Books, London (2009) >>>    978-1840029369

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-

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Last Easter

Synopsis:
Last Easter tells the story of a group of friends; all of whom work in the theatre, and the emotional and physical journeys they undertake together when one of their number reveals that she is seriously ill. It's a story of friendship, laughter and good red wine - and ultimately how friends can help us cope with the most difficult decisions life can throw at us.

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-

1st Produced:
Lucille Lortel Theatre, NYC    2004

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-

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-

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Madagascar

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-

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-

1st Produced:
London    1987

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-

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-

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Magic Toyshop, The

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The summer she was fifteen, Melanie stole out into the moonlit garden wearing only her mother's wedding dress. She felt drunk on her imagination, caught up in yards of cool satin and the endless night sky. Surprised by her own daring, she threw off the dress and climbed up an apple tree back to the safety of her bedroom. But tragic news would shatter her romantic world. Overnight, Melanie would be cast adrift to London and the shocking truths of The Magic Toyshop.

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From Angela Carter Novel

1st Produced:
Wolsey, Ipswich/tour    11 Sep 2001

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Shared experience

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-

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Method, The

Synopsis:
This is a play for the angry Young Woman generation - full of spitting rage and sardonic streetwise contempt. Sexually abused by her drug-dealing great uncle and physically abused by her boyfriend, eva refuses to succumb to the victim mentality, and instead fashions herself as a twenty-first century Siren who could tear strips off any soft-focus Hollywood goddess. - Rachel Halliburton, Time Out.

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written by Natasha Langridge. Dramaturge: Bryony Lavery

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Missing

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More Female Trouble

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-

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music by Caroline Noh

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Drill Hall, London >>>    16 Sep 1982

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Cabaret Show

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More Light

More Light
More Light is an example of that rare genre, the cannibalism comedy. the play was apparently inspired by the Chinese Warrior exhibition that brought in armies of culture vultures to the British Museum last year. It is set in the tomb of a well-prepared emperor who for some reason, though never seen, sounds exactly like a Dalek. as death approaches, the old man prepares himself, entombing not only his own carcass but an army cast in bronze (not terracotta), his finest courtiers and seven infertile, young wives.
- Philip Fisher, British theatre Guide

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Strage '65

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Faber and Faber, London,    978-0571234653

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short play One act

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Mummy

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-

Notes:
written with Sally Owen And L. Ortolja

1st Produced:
Drill Hall, London >>>    17 Mar 1987

Company:
Women's Comedy Workshop

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-

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Night Before the Morning After Show, The

Synopsis:
with the programme you get a party pack of paper hats and streamers and the skits continue

Notes:
written by Alan Ayckbourn, Oliver Beamish, Ken Campbell, Bob eaton, Sayan Kent, John Kirkpatrick, Byrony Lavery, Jenny Lecoat, Chris Martin, Greg Palmer, Carole Ruggier, Peter Whelan And Johnson Willis

1st Produced:
New Victoria, North Staffs    31 Dec 1992

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-

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Musical Review

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Nothing Compares To You

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Love Death and the whole damn thing

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-

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Numerical Man

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Of All Living

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-

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-

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London    1967

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-

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Ophelia

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-

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-

1st Produced:
Stantonbury Campus Theatre, Milton Keynes    21 Nov 1996

Company:
Stantonbury Campus and College Theatre Company

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-   -

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-

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Origin Of the Secies

Synopsis:
rooted in the major archeological finds at the Olduvai Gorge in Tanzania in the early 1930's that supported the theory that all human life began in Africa.

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-

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-

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in "Plays by Women 6", Methuen, London, 1987   -

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-

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Over And Out

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-

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-

1st Produced:
on tour    1985

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-

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-

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Pamela Stephenson One Woman Show

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-

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-

1st Produced:
London    1981

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-

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-

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Cabaret Show

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Peter Pan

Synopsis:
-

Notes:
written by Nona Shepphard And Bryony Lavery from JM Barrie

1st Produced:
Drill Hall, London >>>    11 Dec 1991

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-

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Precious Bane

Synopsis:
Mary Webb's glorous tale of loves lost and found in the wild countryside of early nineteenth-century england. a new world of industry and riches invades the idyllice peace of young Prue and Gideon Sarn's family farm, upsetting lifelong dreams and making wishes come true.

Notes:
from work by Mary Webb

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Walcott Hall - Salop    10 Jul 2003

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Pentabus theatre

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-

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Primadoona

Synopsis:
Primadoona is a true story of a time when life was turned upside down. Written and performed by Doon Mackichan its a roller coaster ride from the heights of celebrity to the depths of despair. Primadoona is a frantic and hilariously brave physical performance that charts the depths of three dark, painful and miraculous years in Mackichans life. The production was awarded a coveted Scotsman Fringe First accolade and played to packed out audiences for the entire run at the Gilded Balloon. This no-holds barred piece of comedy theatre shows the strength of a woman who is not scared to allow people to laugh at her nightmares.

Notes:
wriiten by Doon mackichan with additional material by Martin Millar; dramaturg Bryony Lavery

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Doon MacKichan / Gilded Balloon

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Puppet States

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-

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-

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Red Sky

Synopsis:
about man creating art to leave a mark on the world for following generations to discover

Notes:
A companion piece to More Light

1st Produced:
Provincetown Playhouse, NY    2006

Company:
-

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in NT Connections2007, Faber and Faber, London, 2007   -

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-

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Sharing

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-

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-

1st Produced:
London    1976

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-

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-   -

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-

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She Stoops To Conquer

Synopsis:
about young Charles Marlow, a mother dominated Hooray Henry who gets it on with servant girls but is helplessly tongue tied with girls of his own class: an upper middle class explorer struck dumb by a middle class specimen.
- John Peters, Sunday Times

Notes:
Original Playwright - Oliver Goldsmith, with new prologue And epilogue by Bryony Lavery

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Touring Consortium

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-   -

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-

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Shot Through the Heart

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-

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-

1st Produced:
Ludlow Castle, UK    2000

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-

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-   -

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-

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site-specific multi-media piece Piece

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Sleeping Beauty, The

Synopsis:
-

Notes:
written by Nona Shepphard And Bryony Lavery from JM Barrie

1st Produced:
Drill Hall, London >>>    18 Sep 1992

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-

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-   -

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-

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Pantomime

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Smoke

Synopsis:
A contemporary ghost story. Donna and Theresa are best mates. Unlucky in love, they're still waiting for 'the one', but until then, life's all about having a laugh. Except Donna's ex won't leave her alone and something very strange is going on in Theresa's flat. Even Snowy the cuddly toy seems slightly crazed

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Newcastle-under-Lyme, New Vic    17 Feb 2006

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-

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Faber and Faber, London, 2006   -

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-

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Snakes

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-

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-

1st Produced:
London    1977

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-

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-   -

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-

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Snow Queen, The

Synopsis:
Performed by over 70 members of the Chichester Festival Youth theatre the Snow Queen is a magical tale of transformation, friendship, fantastical creatures and a journey to icy lands which has captured the imagination of children for nearly 175 years.Just like the Ugly Duckling and the Little Mermaid, Hans Christian andersen has created a world of wonder and amazement for children of all ages. One of his rarer, but still iconic, tales the Snow Queen is in fact seven stories in one. Beginning with the tale of a magic malevolent mirror which changes everything good to bad; the main story follows a little girl called Gerda who loses her best friend, a little boy called Kay. armed only with her red kicking boots, some pots of honey and some geriatric magic, join her on a journey through a beautiful bewitched flower garden, down an ice-packed river, when she meets a prince and princess, a rambunctious robber girl and enchanted grannies and granddads from Finland, Lapland and even Chichester. . . all on an epic journey following the Northern Lights to the Snow Queen's Ice Palace itself. Friendship, excitement and adventure are certainly guaranteed in this snowy, icy tale. If you're ready to join Gerda on her quest to find Kay and the Snow Queen, bring all your friends and family - the more the merrier! In the meantime, we'll get ready for the Christmas adventure of a lifetime.

Notes:
Book by Bryony Lavery, Music And lyrics by Jason Carr, from master story-teller Hans Christian Andersen

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Chichester Festival Youth Theatre

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-   -

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-

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Musical

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Sore Points

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-

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-

1st Produced:
London    1986

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-

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-

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Stockholm

Stockholm
Meet the couple every couple wants to be. attractive and immaculately turned out, they are the perfect team. Tomorrow they will be in Stockholm, a city where, in summer, the sun shines 24/7 and sometimes it's dark all day long. Today it's his birthday and she's going to give him all his presents and treats and surprises. Treading a fine line between tenderness and cruelty, Stockholm reveals a relationship unravelling. It's beautiful, but it's not pretty. Stockholm unites leading physical theatre company Frantic assembly with award-winning playwright Bryony Lavery and designer Laura Hopkins (Black Watch, Mercury Fur) to deliver an extraordinary perspective on the nature of modern love.

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-

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Frantic assembly and Drum Theatre, Plymouth

1st Published:
Oberon Books, London >>>, 2007   978-1840028003

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-

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Sugar And Spice

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-

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-

1st Produced:
Ipswich, Suffolk    1979

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-

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-

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Thyestes (Furies)

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-

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-

1st Produced:
RSC Boot Camp    2003

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-

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-   -

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-

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Time Gentlemen Please

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-

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-

1st Produced:
London    1979

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-

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Cabaret Show

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Two Marias

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-

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-

1st Produced:
Theatre Centre, London    1988

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-

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Uncle Vanya

Synopsis:
Nothing's new. everything's old. I'm exactly the same as ever. Only more lazy. More aimless. More curmudgeonly. . .'. One of the high points of world Drama, Chekhov's bittersweet tale of frustrated lives and unrequited loves - by turns witty, playful, nostalgic and tragic - is captured in all its complexity by Bryony Lavery's spirited, sharply-written adaptation

Notes:
Original Playwright - Anton Chekhov

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Unemployment: An Occupational Hazard

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-

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-

1st Produced:
London    1979

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-

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-

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Uniform And Uniformed

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-

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-

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-

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Contained in: "Masks and Faces" published by Macmillan 1984   -

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-

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Wandsworth Warmers Christmas Carol Concert, The

Synopsis:
-

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
London    1985

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-

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-

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Wandsworth Warmers In Unbridled Passions, The

Synopsis:
-

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
London    1986

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-

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-   -

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-

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Wandsworth Warmers, The

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-

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Drill Hall, London >>>    04 Oct 1984

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-

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-   -

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-

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Warbeck

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-

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-

1st Produced:
London    1969

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-

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-

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Way To Cook A Wolf the

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-

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
BAC Studio, London >>>    01 Oct 1993

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Dorothy Talk

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-   -

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-

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Wedding Story, A

Wedding Story, A
about a lesbian, a wedding day bonk and a mother who contracts alzheimer's.
Robert Gore-Langton, express

Notes:
-

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Company:
Sphinx Theatre Company

1st Published:
Faber and Faber, London, 2001   978-0571234653

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-

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Comedy. - - Gay/Lesbian, of interest

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Wicked

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-

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-

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-

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Wicked Lady, The

Wicked Lady, The
This is a stage adaptation of the original novel the Life and Death of the Wicked Lady Skelton by Magdalen King-Hall . . . Lady Barbara Skelton is beautiful, wild and truly wicked. Forced into a respectable marriage with a man she can't love, she soon becomes bored and embarks on a secret life of gambling, highway robbery and murder. But she's playing a dangerous game - shadowed by betrayal, threatened by revenge, can Barbara escape her wicked life? Or will she be abandoned to her terrible fate?

Notes:
adaptation of Magdalen King-Hall's novel the Life And Death of the Wicked Lady Skelton

1st Produced:
New Vic at Newcastle-under-Lyme    '03 Apr 2009

Company:
-

1st Published:
Oberon Books, London (2009) >>>    978-1840029406

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-

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Wild Bunch, The

Synopsis:
sexism in a mixed youth club

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Women's Theatre Group, London    1979

Company:
-

1st Published:
in "Responses", Thomas Nelson, London,    -

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-

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Witchcraze

Synopsis:
women as witches

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
BAC , London >>>    18 Sep 1985

Company:
Women's Comedy Workshop

1st Published:
in "Her Story", Sheffield academic Press, Sheffield, 1991   -

Music:
-

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Mask Play

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Yikes!

Synopsis:
an unamed catastrophe has claimed Solomon and Mary's parents and they are living with their Gran, a baby called Baby and a dog. Gran suggests a picnic in the graveyard.

Notes:
Music by Gary Yershon

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YoYo-My Life is Like a Yoyo

Synopsis:
Book a ticket for the journey of a liftetime! First-class travel with the most jetlagged clown performer in the universe. You will be sent by train and plane, by bus, fax, e-mail, snail-mail and sea-mail. A startling, magical show about journeys.

Notes:
Music Shirley Billing. Lyrics Shirley Billing (original). Lyrics Angela de Castro (additional lyrics). Lyrics Bryony Lavery (additional lyrics).

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Company:
Contemporary Clowning Projects.

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-

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piece

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Zulu Hut Club, The

Synopsis:
-

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-

1st Produced:
London    1984

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-

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-   -

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-

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Zulu or Shaka's Revenge

Synopsis:
reconstruction of the 1879 Zulu wars. Two men reconstruct the events leading up to and the minute by minute action at Rorke's drift

Notes:
written with Patrick Barlow

1st Produced:
ICA, London >>>    16 Jul 1981

Company:
National Theatre of Brent

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-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Historical

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