Best answer: bet and al lead a quiet, humdrum life in their small yorkshire home until bet wins a 'romantic breaks' competition in a magazine the prize, a holiday in paris, represents their first experience abroad and has profound effects on the way they look at the world around them once they return home. John godber's 1985 play shakers has often been described as a seminal piece, perfectly adaptable, and a popular choice for female audition pieces throughout the 80s and 90s. Bouncers by john godber play reading series presents as one of the most performed plays of the twentieth century, bouncers is set in and around a northern nightclub called mr cinders, with the action focusing on the exploits of the four doormen and their customers. Authors john godber and jane thornton john harry godber (b 1956) godber was born in upton, west yorkshire, the son and grandson of miners he trained as a drama teacher at bretton hall college and later became head of drama at minsthorpe high school.
Hull truck's john godber and jane thornton first staged shakers in 1986, after thornton was prompted by godber's all-male bouncers to co-write a 'sister' play, with an all-female cast playing multiple characters of both sexes. John godber is one of the unsung heroes of british theatre, reaching the giddy heights of number three in the most-performed playwrights league table, nestled in behind shakespeare and ayckbourn - guardian bouncers, a play about nightlife: a show that's worth braving any front of house, however formidable simply spellbinding guardian happy. The story: staged with extreme simplicity, the play takes place in a provincial discotheque--the saturday night haunt of england's disaffected youth using the device of four tuxedoed male bouncers (who also become a variety of other characters) t. Shakers cocktail bar is the place to be after work, before a club, to meet the blokes, to pick up the girls, to drink to celebrate or drown your sorrows, for birthdays and parties and romance and sin, this is the place to be seen.
The play shakers by john godber of hull truck and the playwright that made this 300 capacity venue world famous goes by the name of john godber godber is the son of a miner who was brought up in west yorkshire. John godber is a dramatist, writer and teacher from yorkshire he started his career as a secondary school teacher, went on to become an established writer and then professor of popular theatre john godber has a special gift for creating the lives of inner turmoil of the working class. John godber was born in west yorkshire in 1956 he is known mainly for his work in theatre but has also directed and written a number of plays for television he is now one of the most performed writers in the english language he trained as a drama teacher at bretton hall college, later working as. John harry godber obe (born 18 may 1956) is an english dramatist, known mainly for his observational comediesin the plays and players yearbook for 1993 he was reckoned to be the third most performed playwright in the uk behind william shakespeare and alan ayckbourn. The boys are back a vision of the 80's urban nightlife it's friday night, it's disco night - time for bouncers to come alive judd, ralph, les and lucky eric invite you for a night on the town in this hilarious and outrageous look back at the 80's nightclub scene.
The inﬂuences on shakers clearly come from bouncers and up 'n' under by john godber, which won comedy of the year in 1984, and also from the early work of steven berkoff. • the play runs in the stables at smiddy's in dominick street, mullingar from september 19 to 22 at 830pm nightly tickets are available from smiddy's but are selling out faster than a usain bolt 100 metres, and when they're gone they're gone. Millions of books at your fingertips on google play books read the latest novels, comics, textbooks, romance and more on your phone, tablet, or computer. Why john godber reckons long live the kings of hull is better than the first play this article was published in the press on 11th september 2018 — john godber has written a sequel only once before in his long, prolific playwriting career, the. Writer: john godber director: andy pope reviewer: may mellstrom do not be fooled by the title of john godber's 1983 play september in the rain - if it brings to mind a cold, miserable autumn.
By john godber full length play, drama / 2m, 2f, 4m or f when morris and jean win the national lottery to the tune of two million pounds - they can't believe their luck. John godber godber is one of the best contemporary british playwrights(financial times) lucky sods is a candid black comedy about a couple who have nothing on a friday night and £4 million on saturday. The play is a sequence of quick-fire humour interspersed with really quite serious monologues, which starts off very light hearted each actress's main character is cleverly written by godber. This resource supports blackeyed theatre's touring production of john godber's teechers, and provides additional creative and cross-curricular activities to enhance your visit to the production it is designed for key stages 3 and 4, but activities can be adapted for other ages.
Find great deals on ebay for john godber shop with confidence. Shakers the play john godber the scriptpdf present tense john mcnamara one act play dramatists shakers godber and thornton full length play dramatists. Does anybody have the monologues from the play 'shakers' by john godber i'm doing a devised piece in my drama class and we have to learn one of the monologues from the play 'shakers' and i haven't managed to find on on google and i was wondering if anyone could help. Home gcse study tools drama shakers by john godber shakers by john godber 50 / 5 hide show delivered one of the funniest exchanges in play and it was.
John godber, writer: up 'n' under although known mainly for his innovative work in theatre - bouncers, teechers, up n under to name but three from the twenty-eight plays produced to date - john godber has also written and directed a significant number of plays for television. John godber's shakers is a well-known and well-loved play, written as a follow up to the critically acclaimed bouncers, and introduces the audience to the world of the eponymous 1980's waitress in a cocktail bar. Written in the 1980s, and retaining all the 'charm' of that era, yet still every bit as relevant and relatable today, we present a back-to-back showing of john godber and jane thornton's bouncers and shakers at rip-roaring speed, over two one-act plays, our eight actors employ physical and vocal humour to play multiple roles, giving you a. I want the script for the play bowncers by john godber.