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Bryony Lavery Plays 1

Bryony Lavery

Bryony Lavery Plays 1 contains A Wedding Story, Illyria, More Light and Frozen, winner of the TMA Best New Play award and Eileen Anderson Central Television Award for Best Play.

Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571234653
Date Published
15.03.2007
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Summary

A Wedding Story

‘A spry if wintry comedy about a lesbian, a wedding-day bonk, and a mother who contracts Alzheimer’s… It dares to find failure and frivolity (a sure sign of dramatic honesty) in the face of domestic hell. Funny, frank and churning by turns, this struck me as a lyrical new play about the unlyrical business of coping when real life knocks on the door.’ Daily Express

Frozen
Winner of the TMA Best New Play award and Eileen Anderson Central Television Award for Best Play.

‘Bryony Lavery’s big, brave, compassionate play about grief, revenge, forgiveness and bearing the unbearable.’ Guardian

‘A major play… thrilling, humane and timely.’ The Times

‘Consistently surprising and even bravely comic… The almost thriller-like promise of the play’s climactic confrontation is like a time-bomb ticking in the back of your head. Independent

Illyria

A young war reporter gets abducted and finds herself in the midst of a cycle of violence, in a land crippled by hate.

More Light

‘Triumphant… A startlingly metaphorical play about the creation of art.’ Independent

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Bryony Lavery’s plays include Her Aching Heart (Pink Paper Play of the Year 1992) and A Wedding Story (2000). Her play Frozen, commissioned by Birmingham Repertory Theatre, won the TMA Best Play Award, the Eileen Anderson Central Television Award, and was then produced on Broadway where it was nominated for 4 Tony awards. She also wrote Last Easter, produced in…

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