Roy Williams Plays 5

Roy Williams Plays 5

Kingston 14; The Firm; Advice for the Young at Heart; Death of England; Death of England: Delroy
Contemporary Dramatists

von: Williams Roy Williams

25,19 €

Verlag: Methuen Drama
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 25.08.2022
ISBN/EAN: 9781350289062
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 344

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In his fifth collection of Plays, the work ranges from a spirited, raging drama that investigates police corruption in Jamaica through to two thrilling monologue plays written either side of the Covid-19 pandemic, first presented at London's National Theatre. The political and the personal are drawn together effectively throughout, offering a rich selection of work that showcase Williams's unique talent.Roy Williams has been described as 'one of Britain's most important playwrights' (WhatsOnStage). His career to date has seen him win the Alfred Fagon Award, the George Devine Award, the Evening Standard Award for Most Promising Playwright, a BAFTA Award and nominations for the Olivier Award for Best Play. He was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire in 2008 and was made a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2018. Advice for the Young at Heart (2013) &quote;A robust and poignant piece of theatre.&quote; - A Younger TheatreKingston 14 (2014) &quote;Should be lauded in staging a culture not exactly over-represented in British theatre ... convincingly suggests such tensions underpin both the island's chaotic political situation, and the wariness between the Jamaican police and the visiting Brit.&quote; - IndependentThe Firm (2018) &quote;Williams reveals himself once more as one of the most compelling chroniclers of the complexities of masculinity in a rapidly changing world.&quote; - Arts DeskDeath of England (2020) &quote;The most exhilarating and hair-raising drama...This is truly a play for today.&quote; - The GuardianDeath of England: Delroy (2021) &quote; A blistering solo show sure to survive England's second lockdown&quote; - Variety

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