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Plays:Breezeblock Park,Our Day Out,Stags and Hens,Educating Rita Vol 1 (Methuen Contemporary Dramatists) By Willy Russell

Plays:Breezeblock Park,Our Day Out,Stags and Hens,Educating Rita Vol 1 (Methuen Contemporary Dramatists)
by Willy Russell

A collection of four plays by Willy Russell. The plays are "Educating Rita", "Breezeblock Park", "Our Day Out" and "Stags and Hens". All the plays are concerned with working class people striving to enjoy life or improve themselve
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Plays:Breezeblock Park,Our Day Out,Stags and Hens,Educating Rita Vol 1 Summary


Breezeblock Park is set on a northern council estate and takes a look at the suffocating effect of possessions and possessiveness: "Trenchantly observed...hilarious, upsetting and somewhat seditious." (Variety); Our Day Out is about a school coach trip, an exuberant celebration of the joys and agonies of growing up - "a Dickensian fairytale...I have rarely seen a show that combined such warmth and such bleakness."(The Times); Stags and Hens "takes place in the gents and Ladies loos of a tacky Liverpool club, where Dave and Linda have decided, unbeknownst to each other to hold their stag and hen parties...a bleakly funny and perceptive study of working-class misogyny, puritanism and waste" (Guardian); Educating Rita: "one way of describing Educating Rita would be to say that it was about the meaning of education...another would be to say that it was about the meaning of life. A third, that it is a cross between Pygmalion and Lucky Jim. A fourth, that it is simply a marvellous play, painfully funny and passionately serious: a hilarious social documentary; a fairy-tale with a quizzical, half-happy ending." (Sunday Times)

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Sku
GOR001708698
Title
Plays:Breezeblock Park,Our Day Out,Stags and Hens,Educating Rita Vol 1 (Methuen Contemporary Dramatists)
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Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Year published
Number of pages
384
ISBN 10
0413702200
ISBN 13
9780413702203
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N/A
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