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0007336438
Paperback:The lost gardens:c2011
Author: Osment, Philip
Author: Foreman, Michael
Year: c2011
Language: English
Interest category: Literature
Media class: Paperback
Content type: Drama
Publisher: Collins
Resource type: Physical
Note: Ill. and text on inside cover Stumbling upon a hidden and forgotten garden, three young friends find themselves transported to World War One, and caught up in the shocking truth of young soldiers sent to fight for their country. Beautifully illustrated by Michael Foreman, this thought-provoking play helps to bring the First World War into modern day. Primary
Title series: Collins big cat drama. Diamond, band 17
55 p., ill. (chiefly col.) ; 21 cm (pbk)
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0571146112
Paperback:Observe The Sons Of Ulster Marching Towards The Somme:1986
Author: McGuinness, Frank
Year: 1986
Interest category: Literature & languages
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Faber
Resource type: Physical
Note: Play
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0571268870
Paperback:Promise:2016
Author: Brown, Ben
Year: 2016
Language: English
Interest category: Literature & languages
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Resource type: Physical
Note: Play
112 (Pbk)
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0571240151
Paperback:War horse:2007
Author: Stafford, Nick
Year: 2007
Language: English
Interest category: Literature & languages
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Resource type: Physical
Note: A play based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo
96 (Pbk)
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0571231004
Paperback:Heroes:2005
Author: Sibleyras, Gerald
Year: 2005
Interest category: Literature & languages
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Resource type: Physical
Note: Play about veterans from the first world war
96 (Pbk)
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057113128X
Paperback:Not About Heroes, The Friendship Of Siegfried Sassoon & Wilfred Owen:1983
Author: Macdonald, S
Year: 1983
Interest category: Literature & languages
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Faber
Resource type: Physical
Note: Play
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057120726X
Paperback:To the green fields beyond:2000
Author: Whitby, Nick
Year: 2000
Language: English
Interest category: Literature & languages
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Faber
Resource type: Physical
Note: Action centres on the lives of men in the Tank Corps in 1916. There was a belief that the machine could shorten the war and bring the appalling slaughter to an end. The drama explores the ways in which this belief binds the men together and, ultimately, fragments their lives. General adult
Title series: Faber plays
xiv, 79 p. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0413460800
Paperback:Plays. 2:1979
Author: Coward, Noel
Year: 1979
Language: English
Interest category: Literature & languages
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Eyre Methuen
Resource type: Physical
Note: Private lives, Bitter-sweet, The marquise, Post-mortem
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0573040036
Paperback:Journey's end, a play in three acts:[2005?]
Author: Sherriff, R. C.
Year: [2005?]
Language: English
Interest category: Literature & languages
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Samuel French
Resource type: Physical
Note: This play deals with the horror and futility of trench warfare, as Captain Stanhope and his officers await attack in their dugout. General adult
89 p., 1 ill. ; 22 cm (pbk)
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0573040184
Paperback:Hamp:1983
Author: Wilson, John
Year: 1983
Language: English
Interest category: Literature & languages
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Samuel French Ltd
Resource type: Physical
Title series: Acting Edition
82 (Pbk)
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0573021880
Hardback:Old Lady Shows Her Medals:1918
Author: Barrie, J M
Year: 1918
Interest category: Literature & languages
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: French
Resource type: Physical
Note: Play
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0573142130
Paperback:Lions and Donkeys:2009
Author: Harper, Steve
Year: 2009
Language: English
Interest category: Literature & languages
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Samuel French Ltd
Resource type: Physical
15 (Pbk)
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0571322883
Paperback:The muddy choir:2014
Author: Briton, Jesse
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Literature & languages
Media class: Paperback
Content type: Drama
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Resource type: Physical
Note: It's November 1917 and the Third Battle of Ypres is lurching towards its bloody conclusion. Young soldiers Will, Robbie and Jumbo are thrust into a landscape starkly different to the playing fields and estates of their Sunderland home. When the trio's singing causes a disturbance up the line, they face unwelcome attention from their commanding officers. Is music their ticket away from the front, as Robbie dreams, or will the passion it brings about prove more dangerous than bullets and gas? General adult
80 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0571315305
Paperback:Versailles:2014
Author: Gill, Peter
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Literature & languages
Media class: Paperback
Content type: Drama
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Resource type: Physical
Note: In the drawing room of the Rawlinson's late Victorian villa in Kent, life as it was lived before the war is quietly resuming. The family's son, Leonard Rawlinson, is among the British delegation sent to Versailles to draw up the treaty that will come to define Europe, the Middle East and the rest of the world. With the ghost of a fallen loved one still haunting him, Leonard perceives that the choices made in Paris will shape the fate of millions for centuries to come. General adult
144 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0906399289
Paperback:Killed, July 17th 1916:1982
Author: Belgrade Theatre In Education Company
Year: 1982
Interest category: Literature & languages
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Amber Lane
Resource type: Physical
Note: Play
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0955686814
Paperback:Memorials to the missing, a play for radio:2008
Author: Wyatt, Stephen
Year: 2008
Language: English
Interest category: Literature & languages
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Stephen Wyatt
Resource type: Physical
Note: First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on 8 November 2007 Play about the moves during the First World War to establish an Imperial War Graves Commission
51 (Pbk)
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1350012467
Paperback:First light:2016
Author: Hayhurst, Mark
Year: 2016
Language: English
Interest category: Literature & languages
Media class: Paperback
Content type: Drama
Publisher: Bloomsbury Methuen Drama
Resource type: Physical
Note: Mark Hayhurst's 'First Light' is a gripping thriller that exposes the impact of the First World War on soldiers and their families. It follows his acclaimed debut at Chichester Festival Theatre with 'Taken at Midnight' in 2014, which transferred to the West End the following year. General adult
Title series: Modern plays
120 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0749303425
Paperback:For services rendered & other plays:1991
Author: Maugham, W Somerset
Year: 1991
Language: English
Interest category: Literature & languages
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Mandarin
Resource type: Physical
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0413302105
Hardback:Oh What A Lovely War:1967
Author: Theatre Workshop
Year: 1967
Language: English
Interest category: Literature & languages
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Methuen
Resource type: Physical
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0415222974
Paperback:War plays by women, an international anthology:1999
Author: Tylee, Claire M.
Author: Turner, Elaine
Author: Cardinal, Agnes
Year: 1999
Language: English
Interest category: Literature & languages
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Routledge
Resource type: Physical
Note: War brides/Wentworth; Mine eyes have seen/Dunbar-Nelson; Please do not suffer/Stein; Accents in Alsace/Stein; Liberation/Lask; The man from Mukinupin/Hewett; The fighting days/ Lill; My name, shall I tell you my name/Reid This anthology consists of ten plays from countries involved in the First World War. It represents a range of dramatic forms, demonstrating how women have attempted to use theatre to achieve social change, and explores their historical development. General adult
xii, 225p., ill. ; 25 cm (pbk)
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0435233459
Hardback:White poppies:2009
Author: Saunders, Sue
Year: 2009
Language: English
Interest category: Literature & languages
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Heinemann Educational Publishers
Resource type: Physical
Title series: Heinemann Plays
84 (Hbk)
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043523580X
Hardback:For services rendered:1948
Author: Maugham, W Somerset
Year: 1948
Interest category: Literature & languages
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: French
Resource type: Physical
Note: Play
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1408137100
Paperback:The Accrington pals:2011
Author: Whelan, Peter
Year: 2011
Language: English
Interest category: Literature & languages
Media class: Paperback
Content type: Drama
Publisher: Methuen Drama
Resource type: Physical
Note: This lyrical and absorbing play is set in Accrington during the first two years of the Great War. The 'Pals' are the men from the local volunteer battalion who march high-spiritedly off to war. Their experiences are contrasted with those of the women left behind. General adult
128 p. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1408140551
Paperback:Sea and Land and Sky:2010
Author: Docherty, Abigail
Year: 2010
Language: English
Interest category: Literature & languages
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Resource type: Physical
Title series: Modern Plays
96 (Pbk)
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1472529898
Paperback:First World War plays:2014
Editor: Rawlinson, Mark
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Literature & languages
Media class: Paperback
Content type: Drama
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Resource type: Physical
Note: Night watches, Allan Monkhouse; Mine eyes have seen, Alice Dunbar-Nelson; Tunnel trench, Hubert Griffith; Post-mortem, Noel Coward; Oh what a lovely way, Theatre Workshop; The Accrington pals, Peter Whelan; Sea and land and sky, Abigail Docherty The First World War (1914-1918) marked a turning point in modern history and culture and its literary legacy is vast: poetry, fiction and memoirs abound. But the drama of the period is rarely recognized, with only a handful of plays commonly associated with the war. This title draws together canonical and lesser-known plays from the First World War to the end of the twentieth century, tracing the ways in which dramatists have engaged with and resisted World War I in their works. General adult
Title series: Methuen drama
470 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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