The Damned United (Modern Plays) by David Peace

By David Peace

When Don Revie took over this membership, Leeds have been a rugby league city. no real interest in soccer. Gates less than 10,000. we might by no means gained a specific thing. He outfitted one of many nice golf equipment of English soccer, one of many nice groups of English soccer, from scratch on barren floor from not anything greater than spirit and struggle and nous, that are the very same characteristics you used at Derby. And out of jealousy, you by no means attempted to appreciate that. by no means attempted to utilize that. unhappy.

1974. Brian Clough, the enfant negative of British soccer, attempts to redeem his managerial profession and attractiveness via profitable the ecu Cup along with his new workforce, Leeds United. The workforce he has overtly despised for years, the workforce he hates and that hates him. Don Revie's Leeds.

A West Yorkshire Playhouse and crimson Ladder Theatre corporation co-production, tailored from David Peace's inventive and much-lauded novel, which was once hence made right into a movie starring Michael Sheen, The Damned United takes you contained in the tortured brain of a genius slamming up opposed to his limits, and brings to lifestyles the sweetness and brutality of soccer, the operating man's ballet.

Anders Lustgarten's level version of David Peace's novel bought its global best on the West Yorkshire Playhouse on three March 2016.

Show description

Read Online or Download The Damned United (Modern Plays) PDF

Best british & irish drama & plays books

Second Star to the Right: Peter Pan in the Popular Imagination

Over a century after its first degree functionality, Peter Pan has develop into deeply embedded in Western pop culture, as an everlasting a part of youth thoughts, in the whole lot of renowned media, and in advertisement firms. considering that 2003 the characters from this tale have had a hugely noticeable presence in approximately each style of pop culture: significant motion pictures, a literary sequel to the unique adventures, a photograph novel that includes a grown-up Wendy Darling, and an Argentinean novel a few kid's ebook author encouraged by way of J.

Alan Bennett Plays 1: Forty Years On, Getting On, Habeas Corpus and Enjoy

This choice of Alan Bennett's paintings contains his first play and West finish hit, 40 Years On, in addition to Getting On, Habeus Corpus, and luxuriate in. 40 Years On'Alan Bennett's such a lot gloriously humorous play . .. a super, younger notion of a country in decline, as noticeable throughout the eyes of a home-grown college play .

Sensory Experience and the Metropolis on the Jacobean Stage (1603–1625) (Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama)

On the flip of the 17th century, Hristomir Stanev argues, rules concerning the senses grew to become a part of a dramatic and literary culture in England, involved in the impression of metropolitan tradition. Drawing upon an archive of early glossy dramatic and prose writings, and on contemporary interdisciplinary reviews of sensory conception, Stanev right here investigates representations of the 5 senses in Jacobean performs in courting to metropolitan environments.

Locating the Audience: How People Found Value in National Theatre Wales

How do audiences adventure dwell performances? what's won whilst a countrywide theatre is born? those questions and extra are the topic of Locating the Audience, the first in-depth research of ways humans shape relationships with a brand new theatre corporation. Investigating the inaugural season of nationwide Theatre Wales, Kirsty Sedgman explores how varied humans felt in regards to the means their groups have been 'engaged' and their areas 'performed' via the theatre’s productions.

Extra info for The Damned United (Modern Plays)

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.43 of 5 – based on 22 votes