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Four Nights in Knaresborough By Paul Webb

Four Nights in Knaresborough

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By Paul Webb (formerly Paul Corcoran), this play was first staged with Jonny Lee Miller in the lead, directed by Richard ("One Foot in the Grave") Wilson. The play describes how the four assassins of Thomas Becket take refuge in Knaresborough Castle as public opinion turns against them.
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Four Nights in Knaresborough by Paul Webb

New edition of this 'funny, febrile and fascinating' (Times) play - alongside ten-city tour heading for the West End and starring Nick (Lock, Stock) Moran The four assassins of Thomas Becket take refuge in Knaresborough Castle as public opinion turns against them. Corcoran 'pulls off something surprising - this comedy of anachronism often feels authentically medieval' Observer First staged with Jonny Lee Miller in the lead, directed by Richard One Foot in the Grave Wilson, the play now embarks on a ten-city tour prior to West End. Leading the cast is Nick Moran from Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, whose new film, Another Life, opened in June.

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'The prospect of a new play about the distant past provokes a terrible sinking feeling. You are almost certain to be lumbered with fearful tosh in pseudo-archaic language... In fact this first play by Paul Corcoran... turns out to be a consistently entertaining evening that delivers some startling surprises. He offers historical drama for the Tarantino generation, full of nervous laughter, sudden violence and expletive-laden dialogue that is often outrageously funny... Paul Corcoran looks like a real discovery.' Daily Telegraph

About Paul Webb


Paul Webb taught English in secondary schools for six years, then became a freelance journalist and copywriter. Four Nights in Knaresborough is his first play to reach the stage.

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GOR003570803
Four Nights in Knaresborough by Paul Webb
Paul Webb
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Nick Hern Books
2001-09-28
96
1854594982
9781854594983
N/A
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