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Brimstone and Treacle - Full Length Play, Drama

Brimstone and Treacle

Dennis Potter

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Full Length Play, Drama

2m, 2f

ISBN: 9780573016264

"Potter is a mass of contradictions as a writer and in Brimstone and Treacle... we see all his paradoxical drives coming fruitfully together: the guilty faith of the instinctive rationalist, the born socialist's comprehension of the rancorou…

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Full Length Play

Drama

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This clever, disturbing, and controversial play revolves around Mr. and Mrs. Bates, a dull, middle aged couple whose only daughter, Pattie, has been reduced to a vegetable following a car accident. Suddenly, a polite, helpful and clean cut but satanic young man walks into their lives with startling results.
"Potter is a mass of contradictions as a writer and in Brimstone and Treacle... we see all his paradoxical drives coming fruitfully together: the guilty faith of the instinctive rationalist, the born socialist's comprehension of the rancorous sou SFI Standard-FL Standard No Maybe No No Bring Back My Bonny To Me 2197-B Title Short Play Female: 4 BAK Short Short No Maybe Brixton Recovery, The 4118 Title Full Length Play Drama Interior The prizefighter hero in this play by one of America's most widely produced and prolific playwrights is an indestructible loser. After still another defeat, this time in London, he finds himself in the black section, Brixton, being cared for by a barmaid from Jamaica who goes to night school and dreams about a career in politics. This meeting of apparent opposites turns out to be a union of kinsmen as, over the course of several weeks, each learns to respect and love the other. Male: 1 A wistful romance with a steeliness beneath the surface...Has a precise sense of character, atmosphere and imagery."" - The New York Times
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