Making scenes: short plays for young actors, Volume 3
Methuen Drama in association with the Royal National Theatre, Jul 17, 1995 - Drama - 240 pages
Making Scenes 3 is an anthology of four short plays for young actors performed across Britain and showcased at the Royal National Theatre in June and July 1995, as part of the BT National Connections festival.
Each play is accompanied by an interview with its author by Jim Mulligan; acting notes and exercises for young actors by Suzy Graham-Adriani, Director/Producer for BT National Connections; and the volume is introduced by Literary Consultant Nick Drake.
Indian Summer by Harwant Bains: Kulwant returns to India and becomes fascinated with an ice-cream seller and the Holy Man who has sat for years with a sword through his mouth. When Kulwant pulls out the sword and offers the man a tutti-frutti ice-cream, a remarkable friendship is established.
Almost Grown by Richard Cameron: Friends who have drifted apart are brought together, and find that the past returns to haunt them following a tragic accident that has left one of them in a coma and many questions unanswered.
The Ice Palace by Lucinda Coxon adapted from Tarjei Vesaas: In a remote village, Siss goes to visit her classmate Unn. The next day, Unn vanishes into a magnificent frozen waterfall and a nightmare begins which tests Siss's emotional resources.
The Dark Tower by Louis MacNeice: Roland must follow his ancestors' and brothers' footsteps on a journey through time, by ship across the sea of doubt, past ghost towns of history and through 'deserts of dried-up hopes', until he reaches the Dark Tower.
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