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Abigail S Party Goose Pimples

Author : Mike Leigh
ISBN : 9780141935300
Genre : Drama
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Mike Leigh’s 1970s classic play ‘Abigail’s Party’ focuses on an evening of domestic hell in the guise of a suburban drinks soirée. While teenager Abigail parties a few doors away, the pretentious Beverly and her estate agent husband, Laurence, entertain their neighbours – Abigail’s mother, Susan, ex-footballer, Tony, and his wife, Angela. But as the alcohol flows, tensions in the hosts’ barely functional marriage emerge and their obsessions, prejudices and petty competitiveness are ruthlessly, and hilariously, exposed. ‘Goose-Pimples’, meanwhile, is easily as sharp and uncompromising. This time, the action focuses on ambitious casino croupier, Jackie, and Saudi businessman, Muhammad, who meet – and misunderstand – one another spectacularly.
Category: Drama

The London Magazine

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105131124443
Genre : English literature
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Category: English literature

The Guardian Index

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ISBN : UOM:39015066404115
Genre : Guardian (Manchester, England)
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Category: Guardian (Manchester, England)

London Magazine

Author : John Lehmann
ISBN : UVA:X030718072
Genre : Arts
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Category: Arts


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ISBN : IND:30000006534212
Genre : Motion pictures
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Category: Motion pictures

The Ecologies Of Amateur Theatre

Author : Helen Nicholson
ISBN : 9781137508102
Genre : Performing Arts
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This book is the first major study of amateur theatre, offering new perspectives on its place in the cultural and social life of communities. Historically informed, it traces how amateur theatre has impacted national repertoires, contributed to diverse creative economies, and responded to changing patterns of labour. Based on extensive archival and ethnographic research, it traces the importance of amateur theatre to crafting places and the ways in which it sustains the creativity of amateur theatre over a lifetime. It asks: how does amateur theatre-making contribute to the twenty-first century amateur turn?
Category: Performing Arts

The Films Of Mike Leigh

Author : Ray Carney
ISBN : 0521485185
Genre : Performing Arts
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Carney examines one of the most important directors of British independent filmmaking.
Category: Performing Arts

The Empire

Author : D.C. Moore
ISBN : 9781408130568
Genre : Drama
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"First performance at the Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Upstairs, Sloane Square, London on 31 March, 2010."
Category: Drama

David Copperfield

Author : Giles Havergal
ISBN : 9781783192694
Genre : Drama
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The treacherous Uriah Heep, the jovial nurse Peggotty, the adorably dim-witted Dora, the improvident Mr Micawber and the egotistic and charming Steerforth come to life in this new adaptation of Dickens’ classic. From seaside Yarmouth to London and beyond, as plots and counterplots effortlessly interweave into one intricate, grand design, David Copperfield captures the brightness, magic and terror of the world as seen through the eyes of a child: his bafflement turning to self-awareness and his young heart growing ever more disciplined and true.
Category: Drama

How Latitudes Become Forms

Author : Senior Lecturer in International Relations Steve Smith
ISBN : UOM:39015056808424
Genre : Art
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"The rise of globalism has created tremendous challenges to old economic, political, and cultural paradigms, and these changes are reflected in artistic practices. Disciplinary boundaries are crossed as easily as geographical ones. How does the new internationalism that we are facing affect aesthetics and artistic production? Is there a link, for example, between the rise of video works and the global availability of the digital medium? Does the global information age facilitate an 'international language of art' and an alternative reading of art history, toward art histories? From the perspective of a museum of modern and contemporary art, the institution has to overcome a majore contradiction between its mission of permanence and its mission of change. How can cultural institutions contribute to the revamping of their own structures now that the hegemony of Western modernity is being challenged? How can museums connect with new audiences through different practices, different scholarship, and different interpretative strategies growing out of the sedimentation of their histories? To invite and encourage such dialogue, 'How latitudes become forms : art in a global age' looks at current scholarship on globalism and changing curatorial practices, and identifies critical models provided by artists themselves. This catalogue features thought-provoking essays and conversations by curators, critics, and cultural programmers from across the world as well as the multidisciplinary artworks of more than forty visual, film/video, performing, and new media artists from Brazil, China, India, Japan, South Africa, Turkey, and the United States." -- book cover.
Category: Art

Plays And Players

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105118883367
Genre : Theater
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Intellectuals In The Public Sphere In Britain And Norway After World War Ii

Author : Jan Eivind Myhre
ISBN : 8274772911
Genre : History
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In this volume, three Norwegian and three English scholars probe the issue of the role of intellectuals in the two countries following World War II. The intellectuals studied comprise many kinds: from academics in general (particularly sociologists) to journalists and politicians, amongst others. The book investigates the influence of intellectuals on politics and also between the two countries. Several tendencies in post-war societies have shaped the role of intellectuals: secularisation, professionalisation, internationalisation and the rise of populism, to name but a few. Although 'intellectual' is a fairly common term in both countries, it often tends to fall between two chairs as an analytic concept. Therefore, it should perhaps rather be viewed as a terminological meeting point where several interesting societal phenomena may be studied.
Category: History

A Gift For Abigail

Author : Dwight Tilton
ISBN : 1565077857
Genre : Christian fiction
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Raised by her gruff but loving sailor grandfather, young Abigail leaves her job at the local mill to take a more refined position as a secretary in Mrs. Sarah Copeland's splendid mansion. As she follows her heart's desire to become a respected and esteemed lady of high society, Abigail neglects to count the cost of her determined ascent. When her eyes are finally opened, she realizes the true treasures of life have always been with her.
Category: Christian fiction

Videohound S Golden Movie Retriever 1996

Author : VideoHound Editors
ISBN : 078760626X
Genre : Motion pictures
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USA Today gave it a 4-star rating, the Houston Chronicle called it "by far the best" and the New York Times says the "Hound takes the lead in a blaze of supplemental lists". The new 1996 edition of America's favorite guide to movies on video offers over 22,000 video reviews, including 1,000 new reviews.
Category: Motion pictures