'Brixton Stories' and 'Happy Birthday, Mister Deka D' (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
80
Utgivningsdatum
2001-10-01
Förlag
Methuen Drama
Illustrationer
black & white illustrations
Volymtitel
AND Happy Birthday; Mister Deka D
Dimensioner
199 x 130 x 7 mm
Vikt
73 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
4:B&W 5 x 8 in or 203 x 127 mm Perfect Bound on Creme w/Gloss Lam
ISBN
9780413771810
'Brixton Stories' and 'Happy Birthday, Mister Deka D' (häftad)

'Brixton Stories' and 'Happy Birthday, Mister Deka D'

The Short and Happy Life of Ossic Jones

Häftad,  Engelska, 2001-10-01
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Two plays by one of Britain's most prolific young black authors Brixton Stories Ossie Jones is an immigration lawyer in Brixton, London, a place full of wordmongers, preachers and prophets. One day he falls into a coma, is arrested for a crime he has not committed and is locked up in prison with a triple-lifer. Biyi Bandele's witty and engaging play is in a world in which fantasy may, troublingly, be more real than reality. Brixton Stories premiered at The Tricycle Theatre, London, 2001. Happy Birthday, Mister Deka D 'I went for a walk. I fought in a war. I took long rides on the tube. I met someone new. We had a child. She met someone new. The seasons changed. I changed with the seasons...That's why I'm here.' Relationships are as elusive as memory iself in this poetic and lyrical play. Happy Birthday Mister Deka D premiered at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh in August 1999 and transferred to the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith.Praise for Happy Birthday, Mister Deka D: "A little miracle of stillness" Independent "A perky, quirky look at love, laughter and forgetting, Mister Deka D suggests that only when you stop avoiding the issue are you able to move on" The Times
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Biyi Bandele is a Nigerian novelist and playwright.. As well as being involved in journalism, television, theatre, film and radio, he has worked with the Royal Court Theatre and the RSC, and writes radio drama and screenplays. His plays include Rain: Marching for Fausa; Resurrections in the Season of the Longest Drought; Two Horsemen (selected as Best New Play at the 1994 London New Plays Festival); Death Catches the Hunter and Me and the Boys. Brixton Stories is the stage adaptation of his novel The Street (1999).