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Orvin: Champion of Champions

Alan Ayckbourn

Orvin: Champion of Champions by Alan Ayckbourn, with its cast of forty, is the perfect entertainment for those in search of musical fun, thrills and spectacle.

Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571221714
Date Published
07.08.2003
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Summary

The chorus of gods set out to relate the tale of the Great Ulmar, legendary warrior and champion of Sollistis. But their narrative suffers a major technical hitch when Orvin, Ulmar’s hopeless squire, oversleeps on the eve of battle. What follows proves a challenge even to such seasoned storytellers as the gods themselves as they vainly attempt to re-write history with only the help of Orvin, the unlikeliest, most reluctant of last minute replacement champions.

With a cast of 40, this is the perfect entertainment for those in search of musical fun, thrills and spectacle.

Written and directed by Alan Ayckbourn, with music composed by Denis King, Orvin: Champion of Champions was first co-produced by the Stephen Joseph Theatre and the National Youth Music Theatre and presented at the SJT, Scarborough in August 2003.

AlanAyckbourn

Alan Ayckbourn was born in London in 1939 to a violinist father and a mother who was a writer. He left school at seventeen with two ‘A’ levels and went straight into the theatre. Two years in regional theatre as an actor and stage manager led in 1959 to the writing of his first play, The Square Cat, for Scarborough’s…

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