Page extent: 112
ISBN: 9781849434270
Binding: PaperBack

The Bards of Bromley and Other Plays

Perry Pontac


Foreword by Maureen Lipman

Having produced a new Shakespearean canon in his previous collection of plays Codpieces, Perry Pontac turns his attention to other great names in European culture.The Three Seagulls is a Chekhovian comedy with representative characters drawn from each of Chekhov’s major plays, as well as a selection of his plot-lines. The Lunchtime of the Gods is Wagner’s Ring recycled into a thirty-minute play telling the entire story,plus several jokes not in the original. And in The Bards of Bromley,the first meeting of a writers’ workshop is attended by a group of unusually promising authors: William Wordsworth, George Eliot, August Strindberg, A A Milne and Johan Wolfgang von Goethe.

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ISBN13 9781849434270
Binding PaperBack
Page Extent 112



‘The art of parody is still alive, and nobody can do it half as well.’ The Tablet

‘A hilarious compression of the story of Wagner’s Ring.’ Guardian on The Lunchtime of the Gods

‘Perry Pontac’s hilarious two-hander’ The Times on The Lunchtime of the Gods

‘Perry Pontac’s hilarious play.’ Independent on Sunday on The Bards of Bromley

'A finely scripted comedy with a superb conceit.’ Time Out on The Bards of Bromley

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