Humble Boy

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Автор:Charlotte Jones
Издателство:Faber & Faber
Страници:101
Корици:меки
Година:2001
Броя:1
ISBN:3700171218873 Тегло (гр.): Формат: 130 / 200 Състояние: Мн. добро
Humble Boy / Charlotte Jones

Английски език.

Humble Boy
Charlotte Jones’ first play, Airswimming, was premièred at the Battersea Arts Centre, London and later broadcast on Radio 4. In Flame was premièred in January 1999 at the Bush Theatre, London, and revived at the New Ambassadors, London, in September zooo. Martha, Josie and the Chinese Elvis premièred at the Bolton Octagon in April 1999 and transferred to the Liverpool Everyman in May of that year. It won the Manchester Evening News Best Play Award and the Pearson Television Best Play Award of 1999. It was recently revived at the Watford Palace Theatre. Charlotte Jones won the Critics’ Circle Award for Most Promising Playwright in zooo for In Flame and Martha, Josie and the Chinese Elvis. Humble Boy was awarded the Susan Smith Blackburn Award, zoo i.

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Humble Boy is a comedy about broken vows, failed hopes and the joys of beekeeping.
All is not well in the Humble hive. Thirty-five-year-old Felix Humble is a Cambridge astrophysicist in search of a unified field theory. Following the sudden death of his father, Felix returns to his Middle England home and his difficult and demanding mother, where he soon realises that his search for unity must include his own chaotic home life.
Praise for Charlotte Jones’s previous play, In Flame:

‘A play about life and death, love and lust, guilt and hope and dreams and the whole damn thing. It has some of the best writing I have come across recently: vigorous, poetic and lethally funny, probing hearts with warmth, compassion and irony.’ Sunday Times

‘Watching Charlotte Jones’s play In Flame is an experience of pleasure virtually unalloyed. It is funny, but with depth; painful, but with delicacy.’ Financial Times

Humble Boy premièred at the Royal National Theatre, London, in August 200т.

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