Bad blood

Stockwell, Richard (2003) Bad blood. [Performance] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Commercial theatre has begun to develop almost independently of subsidised theatre companies. Some might say the commercial strand has begun to stagnate and is failing to learn anything from developing forms. Bad Blood is a playful thriller which tries to redraw the popular genre thriller of the 1970s for a modern audience. The intention of the piece is to explore the boundary between the light-hearted tone of earlier work by writers such as Francis Durbridge or NJ Crisp and the rough violence of more politically grounded modern plays such as Gagarin W. The national touring production (2003) starred Gillian Taylforth and Gary Mavers, and was directed by Roger Redfarn. It has also been produced in Hamburg and Kenya. One of the monologues from the piece has been separately published in Best Men’s Stage Monologues (Smith and Kraus 2005).

Item Type: Performance
Subjects: Q300 English studies
W400 Drama
W800 Imaginative Writing
Department: Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > School of Arts and Social Sciences > Humanities
Depositing User: EPrints Services
Date Deposited: 29 May 2008 13:55
Last Modified: 18 Aug 2015 09:04
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/394

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