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Toast

Toast

Richard Bean

ISBN: 9781840021042

The introduction of a human spanner in a bakery's tuned works accelerates its disintegration.

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Seven men come together to bake enough bread to feed the population of Hull. It's just another Sunday. Nellie's so worn down from a lifetime making dough, he loses his vest in the mix. First, Owen Man's on a promise. The ovens are cranked up and running, and the wholemeal's pleasingly big going in. But there's a spanner in the works which threatens bread production in Hull for good, and life as they know it for the men on the shift. Toast is Bean's second play, first performed at the Royal Court Theatre in February 1999.
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Richard Bean

Richard Bean was born in Hull in 1956. After school, he worked in a bread plant before leaving to study Social Psychology at Loughborough University. Richard has worked as a psychologist and a stand-up comedian. His work for the stage includes: Young Marx (which has just opened London’s brand new Bridge Theatre), The Hypocrite (which completed runs at the Royal Shakespeare Company and Hull ... view full profile

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