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Royal Court Theatre

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Works: 388 works in 553 publications in 2 languages and 17,902 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television adaptations  Historical drama  Film adaptations  Interviews  History  Fiction 
Roles: Performer, Producer, Editor, Actor
Classifications: PS3563.A4345, 822.914
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Our country's good : based on the The playmaker, a novel by Thomas Keneally by Timberlake Wertenbaker( Book )
14 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 479 libraries worldwide
Based on a historical incident. In the early days of the settlement of Australia by British prisoners, as supplies grow short and hope dwindles, Second Lieutenant Ralph Clark decides to raise morale by staging a comedy, using illiterate prisoners as actors. The project takes on political dimensions and meets with opposition among the other officers. As opening night nears, Clark struggles to ready the play amidst a storm of questions about the possibility of redemption and the transforming powers of theatre
Iranian nights by Tariq Ali( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 230 libraries worldwide
A protest, in the form of a drama, against the banning of Salman Rushdies' Satanic Verses
The beauty queen of Leenane by Martin McDonagh( Book )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
This Student Edition of Martin McDonagh's The Beauty Queen of Leenane features expert and helpful annotation, including a scene-by-scene summary, a detailed commentary on the dramatic, social and political context, and on the themes, characters, language and structure of the play, as well a list of suggested reading and questions for further study and a review of performance history. Set in the mountains of Connemara, County Galway, The Beauty Queen of Leenane tells the darkly comic tale of Maureen Folan, a plain and lonely spinster in her early forties, and Mag her devilishly manipulative age
German plays : plays from a changing country ( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 210 libraries worldwide
Hysteria : or fragments of an analysis of an obsessional neurosis by Terry Johnson( Book )
4 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 198 libraries worldwide
Road by Jim Cartwright( Book )
3 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and Danish and held by 196 libraries worldwide
Enron by Lucy Prebble( Book )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
"Are you kidding me? Did we take Advantage? That's what we do, that's how the world works! When you Ask, 'Did you take Advantage?', I hear 'Do you make A living?', 'Do you breathe in And out?', 'Are you A man?'! Yes, we took Advantage! And the only difference between me And the people judging me is they weren't smart enough to do what we did.'' One of the most infamous scandals in financial history becomes A theatrical epic in Lucy Prebble's new play. Mixing classical tragedy with savage comedy, it follows A group of flawed men And women in A narrative of greed And loss which reviews the tumultuous 1990s And casts A new light on the financial turmoil in which the world finds itself in 2009
Greenland by Howard Brenton( Book )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
Not quite Jerusalem by Paul Kember( Book )
2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
Coming on strong : new writing from the Royal Court Theatre by Nick Grosso( Book )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
The volume contains a preface by Stephen Daldry, Artistic Director at the Royal Court, and an introduction from Dominic Tickell, Director of the Royal Court Young People's Theatre, on the background and continued success of their programme to generate and encourage new writing for the theatre
Top girls by Caryl Churchill( visu )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 169 libraries worldwide
Explores Caryl Churchill's play about the deliberate choices women must make about their own presentation for advancement in a patriarchal world. Includes commentary before the play and interviews with the playwright, director and cast members after the play
Harry and me by Nigel Williams( Book )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
Cries from the mammal house by Terry Johnson( Book )
2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
Tribes by Nina Raine( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
My night with Reg by Kevin Elyot( Book )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 162 libraries worldwide
Mouth to mouth by Kevin Elyot( Book )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
This play tells the story of Frank, a 40-ish failed writer. He is in the grip of an undeclared passion for his best friends' 17 year old son, whom he has saved from drowning. Frank attempts to tell him how he feels, but it ends in disaster
Playing the victim by Bratʹi︠a︡ Presni︠a︡kovy( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
Valya, confronts his fear of death by playing the victim in homicide reconstructions and at one point he gets hilariously confused as he has to play two different bodies at the same time
Talking to terrorists by Robin Soans( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 144 libraries worldwide
'I looked around the room and I thought, I'm the only person in this room that hasn't killed anyone'Talking to Terrorists is a play commissioned by the Royal Court and Out of Joint. The writer, director Max Stafford-Clark, and actors interviewed people from around the world who have been involved in terrorism. They wanted to know what makes ordinary people do extreme things. As well as those who crossed the line, they met peacemakers, warriors, journalists, hostages and psychologists. Their stories take us from Uganda, Israel, Turkey, Iraq and Ireland - to the heart of the Br
Oleanna by David Mamet( Book )
4 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
In David Mamet's latest play, a male college instructor and his female student sit down to discuss her grades and in a terrifyingly short time become the participants in a modern reprise of the Inquisition. Innocuous remarks suddenly turn damning. Socratic dialogue gives way to heated assault. And the relationship between a somewhat fatuous teacher and his seemingly hapless pupil turns into a fiendishly accurate X ray of the mechanisms of power, censorship, and abuse
A colder climate by Karim Alrawi( Book )
3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity English Stage Company

Court Theatre
Court Theatre London
Jerwood Theatre Downstairs
Jerwood Theatre Upstairs
Royal Court
Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Downstairs
Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Upstairs
Royal Court Theatre Londres
Royal Court Theatre nswd
Royal Court Theatre Upstairs
Languages
English (108)
Danish (1)
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