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Live Theatre : Six Plays from the North East - Alan Plater

Live Theatre

Six Plays from the North East

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Published: 1st December 2006
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'Published to tie in with the legendary Live Theatre''s thirtieth birthday celebrations. Spanning three generations, Live Theatre is a celebration of the finest playwrights from the North East. In The Filleting Machine (Tom Hadaway), a fishing family''s way of life faces extinction; in You Are My Heart''s Delight (C.P. Taylor), the lights are switched out in the house of a gamekeeper and his sister who have resisted change for years; Shooting the Legend (Alan Plater) is a comedy of cultural errors in which two women prepare to make a documentary about the ''socially deprived'' of Gateshead; in Wittgenstein on Tyne (Lee Hall), Wittgenstein is caught red-handed when working as a hospital porter on Tyneside; Laughter When We''re Dead (Sean O''Brien) is a modern revenge tragedy set around the politics of old versus new labour while Cold Calling (Julia Darling) is a dark comedy about a door-to-door salesman.'

Preface
Introduction
The Filleting Machinep. 1
You Are My Heart's Delightp. 27
Shooting the Legendp. 49
Wittgenstein on Tynep. 139
Laughter When We're Deadp. 159
Cold Callingp. 257
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ISBN: 9780413774095
ISBN-10: 0413774090
Series: Methuen Contemporary Dramatists
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 1st December 2006
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9  x 1.73
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 1