Four plays by the Charabanc Theatre Company

inventing women"s work
  • 257 Pages
  • 2.50 MB
  • English

Colin Smythe , Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire
English drama -- Irish authors, English drama -- Women authors, Women -- Ireland -- Drama, Ireland --
Statementselected, edited and introduced by Claudia W. Harris.
ContributionsHarris, Claudia W., Jones, Marie., Charabanc Theatre Company.
LC ClassificationsPR8865.7.W65 F68 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationliii, 257 p., [8] p. of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18018750M
ISBN 100861404386
ISBN 139780861404384
LC Control Number2007300381

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Charabanc was formed by five out-of-work Belfast actresses (Marie Jones, Maureen Macauly, Eleanor Methven, Carol Moore, Brenda Winter. ISBN: x cm. liv, pp. + 8pp. with 16 illus. hardback November > The Charabanc Theatre Company played a major role in Northern Ireland’s theatrical renaissance during the s.

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Book Description: The Charabanc Theatre Company played a major role in Northern Ireland's theatrical renaissance during the s. Charabanc was formed by five out. The Charabanc Theatre Company played a major role in Northern Ireland's theatrical renaissance during the s.

Charabanc was formed by five out-of-work Belfast actresses (Marie Jones, Maureen Macaulay, Eleanor Methven, Carol Moore, Brenda Winter) who first collected stories and then collaborated in writing and performing highly original plays for enthusiastic : Hardcover.

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Peter Sheridan is a writer, theatre director, playwright, screenwriter and film director. He was one of the founder members of Project Arts Centre. He has worked with Charabanc Theatre Company and the Royal Court Theatre where he directed his own plays, The Liberty Suit and Emigrants.

Charabanc Theatre Company was one of the major Irish theatre companies of the s and early s.

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Pioneers of independent theatre in Northern Ireland, the company foregrounded the experience of women in society, developed an astonishingly extensive grassroots touring circuit, created thought provoking and accessible works out of community interaction, and achieved a formidable reputation.


Martin Lynch and Charabanc Theatre Company take a trip down memory lane Arts Festival to Feile An Phobail. Read more. Write On The Edge. The second of two rehearsed readings is evidence that Ransom Theatre Company's innovative writing project is paying dividends Jane Coyle Four plays by the Charabanc Theatre Company book up for a day of total theatre, seeing four new plays in a.

Award-winning actress Eleanor Methven, who along with Marie Jones set up the Charabanc Theatre Company, said she was sorry to hear of Mel's passing.

She added: "Bless him, he tried to teach most. The goals of the Charabanc Theatre Company were to write plays for and from the community, ''to commission new Irish writing; and to introduce and reinterpret existing texts'' (Sullivan, ).

(date of 1st production) - July, Background: The Charabanc Theatre Company was a Belfast touring company founded by Eleanor Methven, (Sarah) Marie Jones, Carol Scanlan. List of Books Received Alcobia-Murphy Shane, Sympathetic Ink: Intertextual Relations in Northern Irish Poetry.

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The group’s first play, Lay Up Your Ends, based on a strike by mill girls in the early part of the 20th century, was an immediate hit. She remained with Charabanc until when she left and co-founded the DubbelJoint theatre group in Plays.

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He watched directors like Paul Mercier, who wrote and directed the Passion Machine's Studs, Charabanc Theatre's Bondagers and was an intern under playwright and director Frank McGuinness for the Druid Company's production of Carthaginians about Bloody Sunday in Derry, which was hailed by critics and which toured to Derry.

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