Who wrote the play teachers?

Plays Directory : Teechers

1984

Additionally, how many characters are in teechers? Plays Directory : Teechers USUALLY PLAYED ON STAGE BY THREE ACTORS WHO TAKE ON THE ROLE OF 20 CHARACTERS WITH NOTHING MORE THAN A TABLE AND CHAIR PROVIDING THE VARIOUS SETTINGS IN AND OUTSIDE A COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL HALL. ACTORS USE PLASTIC NOSES AND GLASSES AND WIGS TO HELP WITH THE CHARACTER DIFFERENTIATION.

Considering this, who wrote the play bouncers?

John Godber

Who influenced John Godber?

I was influenced by the writings of the German theatre especially Buchner and Brecht, but the German plays of the 1970’s/80’s and in particular by a play called Stallerhof, which was written by Franz Xavier Kroetz, have influenced my style here.

What genre is teechers?

Brought back to the stage by highly acclaimed Blackeyed Theatre with high energy, break-neck comedy and breathtaking ensemble performances, Teechers is a modern classic with something vital to say about education for the ‘haves’ and ‘have nots’.

What style is teechers?

Godber writes with a fast paced and energetic style to keep audiences on their toes and intrigued about what’s coming next. His use of language in Teechers is carefully chosen to create honest portrayals of recognisable characters.

What influenced John Godber to write teechers?

‘Teechers’ was inspired by his life as the Head of Drama at Minsthorpe High School and ‘Blood, Sweat and Tears’ was influenced by his young, hard, beaten and fearful life experiences, such as when he bullied by a semi-professional boxer.

Who directed teechers?

Elle Banstead-Salim and Sam Stay return to the roles of Hobby and Salty respectively, whilst Dannie Harris joins the cast, making her professional debut as Gail. Teechers is directed by Harry Blumenau, with Charlotte Bateup as Assistant Director.

What is Godbers style?

Godber’s earlier style utilises an interest in German Expressionism, an economic and physical style inspired by this and the inspiration of Bretton Hall Head of School (Drama) John Hodgson. His later and more naturalistic style reflects his growth as a member of the middle classes and an Ayckbournesque world of drama.

How old is John Godber?

63 years (May 18, 1956)

When was John Godber born?

May 18, 1956 (age 63 years)

When did Godber write bouncers?

‘ Bouncers premiered at the Edinburgh Festival in 1984. This revised version was first presented by the Hull Truck Theatre Company in 1991.

What is the plot of Bouncers by John Godber?

Bouncers by John Godber shows a night on the tiles from the point of view of the men on the door. It is a funny, energetic piece of highly theatrical storytelling where the men are at once themselves, and every character they happen to meet on a night at work at the nightclub.

When was the play Shakers first performed?

29 January 1984

What are the themes in teechers?

The play has various underlining themes; the differences in class education, comical classroom students and the unfairness both the children and the teachers feel when they are in these situations.

Why did Godber write bouncers?

In fact ‘Bouncers’ was originally inspired by Kiko’s in Pontefract, a Polynesian style night club with fake palm trees. “It’s a celebration of the fantastic Bacchanalian aspects of urban night life. Forget ‘Look Back in Anger’, let’s get out there – let’s get pissed up,” says Godber.