Barnes Plays: "Red Noses", "Sunset Glories", "Nobody Here But Us Chickens", "Columbus", "Socrates" v.2

Barnes Plays: "Red Noses", "Sunset Glories", "Nobody Here But Us Chickens", "Columbus", "Socrates" v.2

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A selection of plays by "one of the most original and biting comic writers working in Britain" (The Times) The Spirit of Man is "an ingenious triple-bill exploring Man's need for faith through three short satires based in medieval France, Protectorate England and nineteenth-century Eastern Europe" (Independent); Nobody Here But Us Chickens is a linked trilogy of satires on New Age, corporate and bedroom politics. Red Noses is a political satire about the plague and takes place in 1348. Set in medieval Italy during a crisis in the Church, Sunsets and Glories is "a work of the highest and most thrilling theatrical energy" (Independent on Sunday), whilst Bye Bye Columbus is a "highly entertaining" (Guardian) television play."Peter Barnes is one of the unrecognised geniuses of the English theatre" (Plays and Players)
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Product details

  • Paperback | 360 pages
  • 127 x 203 x 20mm | 408g
  • METHUEN DRAMA
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0413680304
  • 9780413680303
  • 1,107,624

Table of contents

Red Noses; Sunset Glories; Nobody Here But Us Chickens; Columbus; Socrates
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