'rita, Sue And Bob Too' And 'a State Affair' by Andrea Dunbar'rita, Sue And Bob Too' And 'a State Affair' by Andrea Dunbar

'rita, Sue And Bob Too' And 'a State Affair'

byAndrea Dunbar, Robin Soans

Paperback | June 2, 2009

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Originally commissioned by Max Stafford-Clark for the Royal Court in 1982, Rita, Sue and Bob Too caused a sensation on its first performance for its frank portrayal of child sexuality in a northern town; the fact that the play was based on the writer's own experience only added to the furore. Eighteen years later, Stafford-Clarke returned with a group of actors to the Bradford estates that Andrea knew. A State Affair by Robin Soans is a record of what they found. 'A genius straight from the slums' - Shelagh Delaney (on Andrea Dunbar) Mail on Sunday 'This is life, the facts are there... these things do go on - maybe not in every circle, but certainly in mine' - Andrea Dunbar, Yorkshire Post, 1986. Out of Joint's production of Rita, Sue and Bob Too and A State Affair premiered at the Liverpool Everyman Theatre in October 2000.
Andrea Dunbar was a British playwright. Her first play was The Arbor (1977), a brilliant depiction of an abusive father-daughter relationship. The play premiered at the Royal Court, directed by Max Stafford-Clark, winning the Young Writers' Festival. Her most well-known piece for theatre is Rita, Sue and Bob Too (1982), which was set i...
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Title:'rita, Sue And Bob Too' And 'a State Affair'Format:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 7 × 5 × 1 inPublished:June 2, 2009Publisher:BloomsburyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0413757005

ISBN - 13:9780413757005

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Rita, Sue and Bob Too; A State Affair.