Pests

  • Filename: pests.
  • ISBN: 1848423802
  • Release Date: 2014-03-13
  • Number of pages: 96
  • Author: Vivienne Franzmann
  • Publisher: Nick Hern Books



A hard-hitting, claustrophobic drama about trying to escape your past. Pink loves Rolly. Rolly loves Pink. And Pink loves getting bombed off her face. Sisters from the same nest. Both trapped in a tiny rotting world. Both cuffed to a past that refuses to release them. One wants out. The other needs her in. Trouble is that when you complete each other, you’re nothing on your own. Pests was commissioned by Clean Break in a co-production with the Royal Court Theatre, London, and the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester. It premiered at the Royal Exchanage in March 2014, before transferring to the Royal Court and touring the UK. "Intense... a blend of lyrical realism cut with social commentary." - Time Out (London) "Raw, visceral, painfully funny and sometimes uncomfortably intimate... rings, and positively screams, with authenticity." - The Stage "Fiercely impressive... powerfully intimate and tense." - The Times (London) "Heightened language that sizzles, skitters and explodes across the stage like word grenades... makes us sit up and really listen." - Guardian "Rich, poetic... unflinching, raw and gut-wrenching." - WhatsOnStage Vivienne Franzmann’s first play Mogadishu won the 2008 Bruntwood Playwriting Competition in association with the Manchester Royal Exchange, and opened there to critical acclaim in 2011. Her other plays include The Witness for the Royal Court in 2012. Pests was written during her time as Resident Playwright for Clean Break.

The Deep Blue Sea 2016 Edition

  • Filename: the-deep-blue-sea-2016-edition.
  • ISBN: 1848425694
  • Release Date: 2016-06-02
  • Number of pages: 128
  • Author: Terence Rattigan
  • Publisher: Nick Hern Books



Terence Rattigan s devastating masterpiece, a classic study of forbidden love, suppressed desire and the fear of loneliness."

Di and Viv and Rose

  • Filename: di-and-viv-and-rose.
  • ISBN: 9781472507921
  • Release Date: 2013-05-09
  • Number of pages: 96
  • Author: Amelia Bullmore
  • Publisher: A&C Black



'How do you want to live here? I mean we could come and go and lead separate lives. Or we could really live together. What do you think?' Aged 18, three women join forces. Life is fun. Living is intense. Together they feel unassailable. Crackling with wisdom and wit, Di and Viv and Rose is a humorous and thoughtful exploration of friendship's impact on life and life's impact on friendship. Di and Viv and Rose charts the steady but sometimes chaotic progression of these three women's lives and their ultimately enduring bonds. The varied journeys of their lives take their toll on the characters, forcing them apart and stretching their relationships with each other to a near breaking point.

The Seafarer

  • Filename: the-seafarer.
  • ISBN: 0822222841
  • Release Date: 2008
  • Number of pages: 80
  • Author: Conor McPherson
  • Publisher: Dramatists Play Service Inc



THE STORY: THE SEAFARER is a chilling new play about the sea, Ireland, and the power of myth. It's Christmas Eve, and Sharky has returned to Dublin to look after his irascible, aging brother who's recently gone blind. Old drinking buddies Ivan and

Drama Games for Those who Like to Say No

  • Filename: drama-games-for-those-who-like-to-say-no.
  • ISBN: 1848420498
  • Release Date: 2010
  • Number of pages: 206
  • Author: Chris Johnston
  • Publisher: Nick Hern Books



Chris Johnston's book will prove an inspirational guide for teachers and workshop leaders working with difficult students, youth groups, young offenders, and all those who currently take pleasure in saying 'no' to whatever is offered them. For some groups, drama games and activities need to be especially robust and engaging, and the dozens that appear in this book have been devised with this in mind - and then tested by their target players. The ultimate aim is to encourage challenging groups to engage, collaborate, negotiate and develop not just drama but also life skills.

Little Light

  • Filename: little-light.
  • ISBN: 1783192097
  • Release Date: 2015-02-01
  • Number of pages: 96
  • Author: Alice Birch
  • Publisher: Oberon Books Limited



A dark, volatile new play that asks if we can ever let go.

The Winslow Boy

  • Filename: the-winslow-boy.
  • ISBN: 0822212641
  • Release Date: 1973
  • Number of pages: 91
  • Author: Terence Rattigan
  • Publisher: Dramatists Play Service Inc



THE STORY: What begins as a small incident ultimately grows into a cause celebre nearly shaking the foundations of the government. The incident is simply that of a youngster in an English government school who is expelled for an alleged theft. As

Wit

  • Filename: wit.
  • ISBN: 082221704X
  • Release Date: 1999
  • Number of pages: 68
  • Author: Margaret Edson
  • Publisher: Dramatists Play Service, Inc.



THE STORY: Vivian Bearing, Ph.D., a renowned professor of English who has spent years studying and teaching the brilliant and difficult metaphysical sonnets of John Donne, has been diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer. Her approach to the study of Donne

Beekeeping For Dummies

  • Filename: beekeeping-for-dummies.
  • ISBN: 9781119975687
  • Release Date: 2011-09-20
  • Number of pages: 358
  • Author: David Wiscombe
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons



The fast and easy way to start and maintain a hive Beekeeping For Dummies is a practical, step-by-step beginner's guide to beekeeping. It gives you plain-English guidance on everything you need to know to start your own beehive, from buying the right equipment, sourcing bees, and locating your hive to maintaining a healthy colony and harvesting honey. Plus, you'll get the latest information on the causes and effects of bee disease, colony collapse disorder, and the impact the sudden disappearance of the honeybee has on our environment and economy. Here, you'll get trusted information on beekeeping in the UK, specifically written to address climate, buying equipment, locating hives, the local impact of colony collapse disorder and ways to avoid or minimise the risk to your hive, seasonal beekeeping tasks, local beekeeping associations, and updated content on urban beekeeping. Understand the anatomy of your bees Learn techniques and tips for harvesting, bottling, packaging, and selling honey Discover the benefits of beekeeping Learn techniques on obtaining and hiving your bees If you're a beginner beekeeper, taking a beekeeping course, or just have an interest in the plight of the honeybee, Beekeeping For Dummies has you covered!

Singapore in Global History

  • Filename: singapore-in-global-history.
  • ISBN: 9789048514373
  • Release Date: 2011
  • Number of pages: 317
  • Author: Derek Thiam Soon Heng
  • Publisher: Amsterdam University Press



This important overview explores the connections between Singapore's past with historical developments worldwide until present day. The contributors analyse Singapore as a city-state seeking to provide an interdisciplinary perspective to the study of the global dimensions contributing to Singapore's growth. The book's global perspective demonstrates that many of the discussions of Singapore as a city-state have relevance and implications beyond Singapore to include Southeast Asia and the world. This vital volume should not be missed by economists, as well as those interested in imperial histor.

Burying Your Brother in the Pavement

  • Filename: burying-your-brother-in-the-pavement.
  • ISBN: 1848424167
  • Release Date: 2015-05-05
  • Number of pages: 64
  • Author: Jack Thorne
  • Publisher: Nick Hern Books



A play about grief and looking at someone that little bit more closely. Tom's brother Luke is dead. This has upset a lot of people but it hasn't upset Tom. Or, rather, it has upset him, but in ways he can't explain and other people can't understand. You see, Tom and Luke were never friends. In fact, Tom didn't really like Luke at all. So it's an odd decision - to try and bury Luke in the pavement of the Tunstall Estate where he was killed. But to Tom, it sort of makes sense, in a stupid-weird kind of way. As he sleeps out on the pavement, he comes across planning officials, tramps, undertakers, police officers, sisters, mothers, estate agents, ghosts, pavement elephants, sky dragons and a strange lad called Tight who wants to sell him a Travelcard. Written specifically for young people, Burying Your Brother in the Pavement was part of the 2008 National Theatre Connections Festival and was premiered by youth theatres across the UK.

Hymenoptera of the World

  • Filename: hymenoptera-of-the-world.
  • ISBN: 0660149338
  • Release Date: 1993-01-01
  • Number of pages: 668
  • Author: Henri Goulet
  • Publisher: Canadian Government Pub Centre



Clefs illustrees de 99 familles et de 20 superfamilles. Disponible en anglais seulement.

Coma

  • Filename: coma.
  • ISBN: 9781447246640
  • Release Date: 2014-09-11
  • Number of pages: 385
  • Author: Robin Cook
  • Publisher: Pan Macmillan



It began with two patients undergoing routine "minor surgery" in Boston's greatest hospital but Nancy Greenly, Sean Berman and a dozen others—all admitted to Boston Memorial Hospital for routine procedures—were victims of the same inexplicable, hideous tragedy on the operating table. They never regained consciousness. Up against the scorn of the medics and the hostility of the establishment, one girl medical student starts to probe the coma cases, steadily uncovering something unbelievably hideous...

Dead Heat

  • Filename: dead-heat.
  • ISBN: 9780698184633
  • Release Date: 2015-03-03
  • Number of pages: 336
  • Author: Patricia Briggs
  • Publisher: Penguin



Praised for being “the perfect blend of action, romance, suspense, and paranormal,”* Patricia Briggs’s Alpha and Omega novels transport readers into the realm of the werewolf, where Charles Cornick and Anna Latham embody opposite sides of the shifter personality. Now a pleasure trip drops the couple into the middle of some bad supernatural business… For once, mated werewolves Charles and Anna are not traveling because of Charles’s role as his father’s enforcer. This time, their trip to Arizona is purely personal, as Charles plans to buy Anna a horse for her birthday at the big Scottsdale horse show. Or at least their visit starts out that way... Charles and Anna soon discover that a dangerous fae being is on the loose, replacing human children with simulacrums. The fae’s cold war with humanity is about to heat up—and Charles and Anna are in the cross fire. *Rex Robot Reviews

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