April de Angelis Plays 1

April De Angelis
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ISBN 9780571197095 Format Paperback
Published 01/02/1999 Length 336 pages

About Book

The first collection of April De Angelis's plays selects work from her plays Ironmistress, Hush, Playhouse Creatures and The Positive Hour, and includes an introduction by the author.

'There is no denying the sheer exuberance of De Angelis's writing.' Guardian

  • About April De Angelis

    April De Angelis's plays include Jumpy (Royal Court and West End), Wild East (Royal Court), A Laughing Matter (Out of Joint/NT/tour), The Warwickshire Testimony (RSC), The Positive Hour (Out of Joint/Hampstead/Old Vic; Sphinx), Headstrong (NT Shell Connections), Playhouse Creatures (Sphinx Theatre Company), Hush (Royal Court), Soft Vengeance (Graeae Theatre Company), Amongst Friends (Hampstead), The Life and Times of Fanny Hill (adapted from the James Cleland novel), Ironmistress (ReSisters Theatre Company) and Wuthering Heights (adapted from Emily Brontë's novel for Birmingham Rep). Her work for BBC Radio includes Visitants, The Outlander, which won the Writers' Guild Award 1992, and Cash Cows for the Woman's Hour serial. For opera: Flight with composer Jonathan Dove (Glyndebourne), and the libretto for Silent Twins (Almeida).

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