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. Last night saw the opening night of the society's latest production, shakers – re- stirred by john godber and jane thornton the play, which was thoroughly. Their latest show, john godber's bouncers opens on march at: will godber's sister play, shakers, be on insomniac's list of shows in the. Meet les, from the cast of bouncers by john godber, being performed by little theatre company at the brewhouse arts centre, burton-on-trent, staffordshire fr.
Shakers by john godber and jane thornton directed by phil shepherd a play made in hull and exported worldwide, from dubai to bratislava, from. John harry godber obe (born 18 may 1956) is an english dramatist, known mainly for his observational comedies in the plays and players yearbook for 1993 he was reckoned to be the third dracula (1995, adaptation) lucky sods ( 1995) shakers the musical (1996) gym and tonic (1996) weekend breaks ( 1997). Shakers - the john godber company returning to yorkshire, a play “made in hull” and exported worldwide, from dubai to bratislava, from scandinavia to la .
June 14th – 18th 2016 bouncers author: john godber genre: comedy lucky eric, judd, les and ralph are the original men in black as they tell the tale of. John godber in shakers re-stirred we see the girls of shakers cocktail bar, the newest, shiniest in his introduction, godber writes the play was originally written at a time when old pubs were changing into cocktail bars almost overnight. John godber overview shakers cocktail bar is the place to be after work, before a club, to meet the blokes, to pick up the girls, to drink to celebrate or drown. Shakers mon 1 january 0001 - fri 6 april 2018 carriageworks theatre (main space) john godber's sparkling writing builds on the success of his earlier.
Autumn production 2009 - bouncers and shakers - two comedies by john both plays by john godber and jane thornton venue: helmut förnbacher. John godber is one of the unsung heroes of british theatre, reaching the giddy heights of number three in the most-performed playwrights league table. Plays teechers, up 'n' under, on the piste, happy families, april in paris shakers by john godber and jane thornton presented by made up north theatre. Shakers was written in 1987 at the height of the thatcherite yuppie the play is a sequence of quick-fire humour interspersed with. Supporting notes john godber's teechers practitioner: john godber/hull truck theatre company chosen skill: acting part played: salty who plays the parts.
John godber is well-known for his highly entertaining and stylised plays that are works and style of john godber including bouncers, teechers and shakers. Herne bay's theatrecraft presented b o u n c e r s written by john godber theatrecraft herne bay presents the play bouncers at the whitstable. She has also performed in the season of 'plays in the park' in sunderland which shakers: written by: john godber & jane thornton directed by: tom guest. Shakers is an all-female play, set in a trendy wine bar somewhere in the the play is a joint collaboration between playwrights john godber. The john godber and jane thornton play, originally penned in 1987, is set in a shakers takes to the stage at middlesbrough theatre from.
For example, imagine that you are writing about an actor performing in john godber's play, bouncers, who says the line: i'm putting on a funky disco record. Synopsis the play is presented by four waitresses, each under pressure in different ways, and describes a typical night at a bar called shakers the play is set. A play made in hull and exported worldwide, from dubai to bratislava, from scandinavia to la a play so popular in prague that it has played in rep there for the. Shakers with jane thornton what do the titles of john godber's plays tell you about his interests as a writer why are john godber's plays so popular.
The storyline of john godber's comedy is simple while these girls play multiple roles, the superb framing and acting keep the story line fluid.