David Edgar

Standard Name: Edgar, David


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Friends, Associates Cecily Mackworth
In Paris Mackworth moved in artistic and literary circles. She met gallery-owner Jeanne Bucher and artists William Hayter , David Edgar , and Hans Reichel . Even more significantly for her own future, she met...
Literary responses Caryl Churchill
Top Girls achieved tremendous popular and critical success. In 1999, National Theatre audiences voted it one of the top One Hundred Plays of the Century—and the only play by a woman to make the top...
Literary responses Ann Jellicoe
Michael Coveney and David Edgar have noted that her community plays, like her earlier works, were rooted in her dedication to making good theatre of text, and good text of theatre. A photograph of her...
Occupation Ann Jellicoe
The Trust set out to produce historical community plays with west-country associations, including works written for it by Fay Weldon and David Edgar . With some difficulty, AJ succeeded in securing ongoing funding for it...
Performance of text Anne Devlin
Heartlanders, a community play collaboratively written by AD , Stephen Bill , and David Edgar , opened at the BirminghamRepertory Theatre for the city's centenary.
Schrank, Bernice, and William W. Demastes, editors. Irish Playwrights, 1880-1995. Greenwood Press, 1997.
Bill, Stephen, Anne Devlin, and David Edgar. Heartlanders. Nick Hern Books, 1989.
Reception Ann Jellicoe
Michael Coveney and David Edgar counted this, with The Knack, part of a legendary canon in Sloane Square (home of the Royal Court Theatre ).
Coveney, Michael, and David Edgar. “Ann Jellicoe obituary”. theguardian.com.
Textual Production Ann Jellicoe
AJ 's success with community plays written on her own helped her to enlist the services of other well-known professional playwrights. Howard Barker was her first willing victim, contributing The Poor Man's Friend for a...


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