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Two Plays for Young People By Philip Ridley

Two Plays for Young People by Philip Ridley

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Two plays which can be performed individually or in combination. In "Fairyheart", two 15 year olds deal with ruptured families and homelessness by embracing their hopes and fears in a derelict community centre. In "Sparkleshark", a young boy on top of a council tower block tells stories like a modern day Scheherazade to stop a gang beating him up.

Two Plays for Young People Summary

Two Plays for Young People by Philip Ridley

Two plays which can be performed individually or in combination. In Fairyheart, two 15 year olds deal with ruptured families and homelessness by embracing their hopes and fears in a derelict community centre. In Sparkleshark, a young boy on top of a council tower block tells stories like a modern day Scheherazade to stop a gang beating him up.

About Philip Ridley

Philip Ridley was born in the East End of London and studied Fine Art at St Martin's School of Art. As a writer his credits include nine children's novels - including Krindlekrax (1991), winner of the Smarties Prize, Kasper in the Glitter (1994), nominated for the Whitbread Prize, and Scribbleboy (1997), shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal - and two pieces for younger children. His stage plays are The Pitchfork Disney (1991), The Fastest Clock in the Universe (1992), which won the Meyer-Whitworth Prize, a Time Out Award, and both the Critics' Circle and the Evening Standard Theatre Awards for Most Promising Playwright, Ghost from a Perfect Place (1994), Vincent River (2000), Krindlekrax (premi red by the Birmingham Rep in June 2002) and three plays for young people: Fairytaleheart (Hampstead Theatre, 1998), Sparkleshark (Royal National Theatre, 1999) and Brokenville (2001), which receiv

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GOR010393444
Two Plays for Young People by Philip Ridley
Used - Like New
Paperback
Faber & Faber
1998-06-22
144
0571196241
9780571196241
N/A
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