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This is a student edition of five one-act plays by Britain's most popular playwright. Ayckbourn's series of plays for 4-5 actors typify his black comedies of human behaviour. The plays are alternately naturalistic, stylised and farcical, but underlying each is the problem of loneliness. The Mother Figure shows a mother unable to escape from baby talk; in The Drinking Compa ...more
Paperback, 63 pages
Published May 27th 1988 by Methuen Student Editions (first published January 1st 1977)
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نمایشنامه شامل 5 پرده میشود عموما روابط نا درست انسانی درآن مورد نکوهش قرار گرفته البته از دید خودم. زیر مجموعه تیاتر ابزرد. متاسفانه کتاب ترجمه شده و کسی حاضر به چاپ آن نشده. امیدوارم ناشری پیدا بشه تا این کار هم به دست خاننده ایرانی و فارسی زبان برسه.
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Aug 10, 2014 Julie rated it 4 of 5 stars
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I read it because I'm doing the play. I enjoyed it a lot.
Funny at times, but overall not memorable
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Sir Alan Ayckbourn is a popular and prolific English playwright. He has written and produced seventy-three full-length plays in Scarborough and London and was, between 1972 and 2009, the artistic director of the Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough, where all but four of his plays have received their first performance. More than 40 have subsequently been produced in the West End, at the Royal Nat ...more
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