Barn archives - by john godber and jane thornton - 11th january 2014 at 1030am - playing dates: 25th april to 3rd may 2014 audition: bouncers & shakers - barn theatre, welwyn garden city go to left sub-menu. A unit of work that applies to the script of teechers by john godber it is suitable for ks4 gcse good for responding to the script and exploring the characters in depth. Why john godber reckons long live the kings of hull is better than the first play this article was published in the press on 11th september 2018 — john godber has written a sequel only once before in his long, prolific playwriting career, the. The story: staged with extreme simplicity, the play takes place in a provincial discotheque--the saturday night haunt of england's disaffected youth using the device of four tuxedoed male bouncers (who also become a variety of other characters) t. Written in the 1980s, and retaining all the 'charm' of that era, yet still every bit as relevant and relatable today, we present a back-to-back showing of john godber and jane thornton's bouncers and shakers at rip-roaring speed, over two one-act plays, our eight actors employ physical and vocal humour to play multiple roles, giving you a.
John godber, writer: up 'n' under although known mainly for his innovative work in theatre - bouncers, teechers, up n under to name but three from the twenty-eight plays produced to date - john godber has also written and directed a significant number of plays for television. Bouncers by john godber the boys are back a vision of the 80's urban nightlife it's friday night, it's disco night - time for bouncers to come alive. Author john godber bouncers & shakers (original versions) john godber & jane thornton published by we can deliver any play in print to any country in the. The play that i decided to perform for my gcse drama coursework scripted piece was entitled 'shakers' and it was written by john godber and jane thornton written for four female actors, the play explores the issues surrounding life in a male-dominated world during the 1980's when unemployment had never been higher.
Home gcse study tools drama shakers by john godber shakers by john godber 50 / 5 hide show delivered one of the funniest exchanges in play and it was. Bouncers by john godber play reading series presents as one of the most performed plays of the twentieth century, bouncers is set in and around a northern nightclub called mr cinders, with the action focusing on the exploits of the four doormen and their customers. I thought that all of the performances where very well done and where the best i had seen anyone do - analysis of the plays of bouncers and shakers by john godber essay introduction.
Written in the 1980s, and retaining all the 'charm' of that era, yet still every bit as relevant and relatable today, we present a back-to-back showing of john godber and jane thornton's bouncers and shakers. Shakers by john godber and jane thornton directed by phil shepherd a play made in hull and exported worldwide, from dubai to bratislava, from scandinavia to la a. More about john godber bestselling books happy families shakers (contemporary dramatists) (v 1) nov 3, 2008 by john a saturday play mar 3, 2012. This resource is designed to fully support our touring production of john godber's teechers, and provide making a play like teechers shakers with jane.
Authors john godber and jane thornton john harry godber (b 1956) play shakers shakers was written in 1987 at the height of the thatcherite yuppie revolution. John godber was born in west yorkshire in 1956 he is known mainly for his work in theatre but has also directed and written a number of plays for television he is now one of the most performed writers in the english language he trained as a drama teacher at bretton hall college, later working as. Godber factsheet, worksheet, auditions, information packs for shakers, bouncers and teechers other godber resources aimed at performance studies as students and btec acting students. Home gcse drama shakers by john godber shakers by john godber 50 / 5 hide show delivered one of the funniest exchanges in play and it was about the.
I want the script for the play bowncers by john godber. Go to google play now » shakers re-stirred john godber, jane thornton snippet view - 1993 common terms and phrases alot andy king anyway arse audience bastard. Hull truck's john godber and jane thornton first staged shakers in 1986, after thornton was prompted by godber's all-male bouncers to co-write a 'sister' play, with an all-female cast playing multiple characters of both sexes. Returning to yorkshire, a play made in hull and exported worldwide, from dubai to bratislava, from scandinavia to la shakers - the john godber company.
During the last six workshops we have been studying the play 'shakers' by john godber and jane thorton the play is primarily centered on four working class females who work in a cocktail bar/restaurant shakers but multi-role-play and cross cutting are used frequently within the play to allow the audience to meet a wide range of characters. Okay the play shakers by john godber could you answer this question for me :) what is the social comment that the play is trying to make about the british. The play is a sequence of quick-fire humour interspersed with really quite serious monologues, which starts off very light hearted each actress's main character is cleverly written by godber.