Download e-book for iPad: An August Bank Holiday Lark (Modern Plays) by Deborah McAndrew

By Deborah McAndrew

Tomorrow morning, you and Frank Armitage have become wed. for my part, marriage is blind optimism at any time, yet specifically in wartime. it is an act of faith.

Taking its name from a line in Philip Larkin's poem 'MCMXIV', An August financial institution vacation Lark explores the impression of the 1st global conflict on a rural group in East Lancashire.

Set within the idyllic summer season of 1914 rural Lancashire, all people locally is worked up approximately Wakes week; a relaxation from box and mill and a party of the Rushbearing competition with making a song, dating, ingesting and dancing. The looming warfare slightly registers . . . however it will.

Through the lens of conventional rural existence, the play follows the tales of the folk of the village and witnesses their own transitions from exuberance to touching naivety as they deal with their loss with braveness and humanity.

An August financial institution vacation Lark received its international most appropriate on 7 February 2014, in a traveling construction by way of Northern Broadsides and New Vic Theatre.

Show description

Read or Download An August Bank Holiday Lark (Modern Plays) PDF

Best british & irish drama & plays books

Download e-book for kindle: This House (Modern Plays) by James Graham

This kingdom does not desire a structure, by no means has, by no means will. we've heritage as our advisor. In difficult instances, the British do what we have now regularly performed. We clutter via. This home is a well timed and suitable political comedy, exploring Westminster and the 1974 hung parliament. within the run-up to the final Election strain mounts as squabbling whips try to allure key neighborhood votes.

There Has Possibly Been An Incident (Oberon Modern Plays) by Chris Thorpe PDF

While existence will give you a decision among heroism and compromise - what occurs? occasionally planes don’t land the way in which they’re purported to. the folks of a rustic have had sufficient in their leaders, yet these leaders must be changed with anything. anyone steps out of a crowd and, for a second, turns into greater than human.

New PDF release: The Methuen Drama Anthology of Modern Asian Plays

A significant other quantity to trendy Asian Theatre and function 1900–2000, this anthology includes 9 emblematic scripts from 20th and twenty-first century Asian theatre. establishing with a heritage of contemporary Asian drama and a precis of the performs and their contexts, it positive factors 9 works written among 1912 and 2009 in Japan, China, Korea, India, Indonesia and Vietnam.

Dirty Great Love Story (Modern Plays) - download pdf or read online

Hopeful, hapless romantics get under the influence of alcohol, get it on, after which get the hell clear of one another. In her eyes, he is a mistake. A mistake who retains turning up at events. In his eyes, she's ideal. he is short-sighted. This achingly humorous, romantic disaster fuses poetry and prose to invite if a one-night stand final a life-time.

Additional info for An August Bank Holiday Lark (Modern Plays)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

An August Bank Holiday Lark (Modern Plays) by Deborah McAndrew

by William

Rated 4.01 of 5 – based on 25 votes