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Flare Path and German Skerries

So before Brighton Fringe coverage starts in earnest, let’s catch up on two plays from last month. Both are revivals of old but lesser-known works, both were competently produced, and whilst neither revival might have been the boldest of projects to take on, both were nice plays to watch. 1,247 more words


German Skerries. Up in Arms and Orange Tree Richmond at the Stephen Joseph theatre, Scarborough.

Robert Holman’s play, German Skerries, an award winning play from 1979, is a subtle, realistic look at Britain through the eyes of three characters on a hillside overlooking both the sea and the industrial heart of Middlesborough in the North East of England. 405 more words

Stephen Joseph Theatre

Interview: Alice Hamilton and Barney Norris of German Skerries, “Audiences decide what a play is”

*Originally written for A Younger Theatre*

As a young theatre company, Up In Arms has already traversed the best new writing stages with two plays written by their co-Artistic Director, Barney Norris. 884 more words


German Skerries

Robert Holman must be the least well known prolific playwright of the last forty years. He’s written twenty-four plays, half of which were first produced by august companies and theatres like the RSC, the Royal Court and the Bush, where this 1977 play, his seventh, was first seen. 237 more words


For Whom the Wrecking Ball Swings

G’day there!

This past Tuesday (December 15), Islanders were treated to something of a storm day as the threat of impending inclement weather shut down large swaths of the province. 996 more words