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One Act Wales : Seren Drama S. - Phil Clark

One Act Wales

Seren Drama S.

Paperback Published: 27th February 2013
ISBN: 9781854111524
Number Of Pages: 280

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This collection of one act plays is a flagsh ip of English language Welsh writing since 1950. It is aimed at both the amateur as well as the professional sector. The introduction charts the growth of professional theatre writ ing in Wales. ' From the Dylan Thomas classic, 'Return Journey', to the work of established names likes Charles Way and Frank Vickery, to the more recent plays by young writers like Edward Thomas and Ian Rowlands, this book presents a significant overview of the drama of our era. Though stylistically and thematically diverse, these plays all deliver thought-provoking characters, unusual situations and moving confrontations. Editor Phil Clark, Artistic Director of the Sherman Theatre in Cardiff, in his perceptive introduction, charts the growth of professional theatre-writing in Wales, acknowledges the powerful influence of the amateur movement, and finds areas of common influence among these various distinctive writers. As well as ensuring the continued performance of the many classics of the form written over the past four decades, this collection will be a catalyst for the future of drama in Wales.

ISBN: 9781854111524
ISBN-10: 1854111523
Series: Seren Drama S.
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 280
Published: 27th February 2013
Publisher: Poetry Wales Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.0 x 13.97  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.34

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