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Peter Barnes : plays two - v.2 : "Red Noses", "Sunset Glories", "Nobody Here But Us Chickens", "Columbus", "Socrates"

By: Barnes, Peter

Part of the Contemporary Dramatists series
0413680304 / 9780413680303
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Reprint. Originally published: 1993. Contents: Red Noses - The spirit of man - Nobody here but us chickens - Sunsets and glories - Bye bye Columbus.

A selection of plays by "one of the most original and biting comic writers working in Britain" (The Times) The Spirit of Man is "an ingenious triple-bill exploring Man's need for faith through three short satires based in medieval France, Protectorate England and nineteenth-century Eastern Europe" (Independent); Nobody Here But Us Chickens is a linked trilogy of satires on New Age, corporate and bedroom politics.

Red Noses is a political satire about the plague and takes place in 1348.

Set in medieval Italy during a crisis in the Church, Sunsets and Glories is "a work of the highest and most thrilling theatrical energy" (Independent on Sunday), whilst Bye Bye Columbus is a "highly entertaining" (Guardian) television play."Peter Barnes is one of the unrecognised geniuses of the English theatre" (Plays and Players)


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