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Bad Blood Blues
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written by Paul Sirett, fl. 1992 (London, England: Oberon Books, 2013, originally published 2009), 64 page(s)
Are Africans being exploited as ‘guinea pigs’ to test new drugs for multi-national pharmaceutical companies? Why is HIV/AIDS treatment too expensive for countries where the virus is most rife? Is it okay to sacrifi ce lives to protect the integrity of medical studies? Bad Blood Blues is a powerfully intense new...
written by Paul Sirett, fl. 1992 (London, England: Oberon Books, 2013, originally published 2009), 64 page(s)
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Behsharam (Shameless)
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written by Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti, fl. 2003, in Bhatti: Plays One, by Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti. (London: Oberon, 2014). p. NA (Oberon Books, 2014, originally published 2014), 71 page(s)
Behsharam (Shameless) Two daughters, two mothers, one father, a cardboard cut-out and a foul-mouthed granny – a household at war and a family which will do anything to protect its secrets.
written by Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti, fl. 2003, in Bhatti: Plays One, by Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti. (London: Oberon, 2014). p. NA (Oberon Books, 2014, originally published 2014), 71 page(s)
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Bobin and Mikado
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written by Adeline Picault, 1982-, in The Oberon Anthology of Contemporary French Plays, edited and translated by Chris Campbell. (London: Oberon Books, 2017), pp. 192-257 (Oberon Books, 2017, originally published 2008), 67 page(s)
A diverse selection of contemporary plays from a range of established and up-and-coming playwrights based in France, edited and translated by Chris Campbell, Literary Manager of the Royal Court.‘The four works in this collection illustrate how contemporary French playwriting cannot be confined to any particular...
written by Adeline Picault, 1982-, in The Oberon Anthology of Contemporary French Plays, edited and translated by Chris Campbell. (London: Oberon Books, 2017), pp. 192-257 (Oberon Books, 2017, originally published 2008), 67 page(s)
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Compact Failure
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written by Jennifer Farmer, fl. 2003 (London, England: Oberon Books, 2007, originally published 2004), 97 page(s)
Rules are rules. But in a place where true friendship is gold dust, rules beg to be broken. Chelle and Denise go way back. Denise, with her loud mouth and long extensions, made the same-old-same-old of prison life not so bad. But when Densie leaves, with no goodbye, no nothing, Chelle figures she's just run out of...
written by Jennifer Farmer, fl. 2003 (London, England: Oberon Books, 2007, originally published 2004), 97 page(s)
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Concealment
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written by Reza de Wet, 1952-2012, in Reza de Wet: Two Plays, by Reza de Wet. (London: Oberon, 2007). p. NA (Oberon Books, 2007, originally published 2007), 67 page(s)
In Concealment, Amy and her father travel to South Africa to retrieve her recently widowed sister, but are disturbed to find her untouched by grief, unwilling to return and drawn instead to the wild, natural beauty of her moonlit garden.
written by Reza de Wet, 1952-2012, in Reza de Wet: Two Plays, by Reza de Wet. (London: Oberon, 2007). p. NA (Oberon Books, 2007, originally published 2007), 67 page(s)
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The Darker Face of the Earth
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written by Rita Dove, 1952- (London, England: Oberon Books, 1996, originally published 1994), 134 page(s)
Published to coincide with its British premiere at the Royal National Theatre, The Darker Face of the Earth
written by Rita Dove, 1952- (London, England: Oberon Books, 1996, originally published 1994), 134 page(s)
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The Dog, the Night, and the Knife
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written by Marius von Mayenburg, 1972-, in Marius Von Mayenburg: Three Plays, by Marius Von Mayenburg. (London, England; London: Oberon Books, 2015), pp. 7-57 (Oberon Books, 2015, originally published 2015), 52 page(s)
A nocturnal flaneur gets caught in a nightmare of murder and desire. In Marius von Mayenburg’s plays, dreams and reality are very closely linked and social existence is an endangered construction.
written by Marius von Mayenburg, 1972-, in Marius Von Mayenburg: Three Plays, by Marius Von Mayenburg. (London, England; London: Oberon Books, 2015), pp. 7-57 (Oberon Books, 2015, originally published 2015), 52 page(s)
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Eldorado
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written by Marius von Mayenburg, 1972-, in Marius Von Mayenburg: Three Plays, by Marius Von Mayenburg. (London, England; London: Oberon Books, 2015), pp. 58-123 (Oberon Books, 2015, originally published 2015), 67 page(s)
A canny businessman is suddenly brought low. In Marius von Mayenburg’s plays, dreams and reality are very closely linked and social existence is an endangered construction.
written by Marius von Mayenburg, 1972-, in Marius Von Mayenburg: Three Plays, by Marius Von Mayenburg. (London, England; London: Oberon Books, 2015), pp. 58-123 (Oberon Books, 2015, originally published 2015), 67 page(s)
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The Empress
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written by Tanika Gupta, 1963- (London, England: Oberon Books, 2013, originally published 2013), 147 page(s)
A passionate British queen. A fearless Indian woman. A silenced history revealedIt is Queen Victoria’s Golden Jubilee, 1887. At Tilbury Docks, Rani Das and Abdul Karim step ashore after the long voyage from India. One has to battle a society who deems her a second class citizen, the other forges an astonishing e...
written by Tanika Gupta, 1963- (London, England: Oberon Books, 2013, originally published 2013), 147 page(s)
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The Fear of Breathing: Stories from the Syrian Revolution
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written by Ruth Sherlock, fl. 2012, Zoe Lafferty, fl. 2012 and Paul Wood, 2012- (London, England: Oberon Books, 2012, originally published 2012), 83 page(s)
‘The most dangerous thing you can do in this country is speak the word freedom.’ The world premiere of a new play based entirely on verbatim reports from inside Syria itself. As thousands have been tortured, jailed, maimed or killed by the Syrian regime, The Fear of Breathing is a hard-hitting evocation of a l...
written by Ruth Sherlock, fl. 2012, Zoe Lafferty, fl. 2012 and Paul Wood, 2012- (London, England: Oberon Books, 2012, originally published 2012), 83 page(s)
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