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Behind Corridors of Power

"Behind Corridors of Power." A full-length play satirising politics, especially educational politics, and current political figures. The play also looks at life from the perspective of a high-rankin ...
Author: WADDINGTON-FEATHER, JohnCast (at least 10): 7F 6MFull-Length.
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Bill Braithwaite's Miracle

When black sheep of the family, Bill Braithwaite, wants to return home to die from Austrlia after thirty years, he writes to his cousins asking if they will put him up till he's found somewhere to liv ...
Author: WADDINGTON-FEATHER, JohnCast (at least 14): 6F 8MFull-Length.
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Easy Street

Easy Street. 92 pages. Paperback. £3.50 $8 US ISBN: 1 84175 033 6 A humorous full-length verse-play in seven Episodes set over a week (a day for each Sin) in a West Yorkshire mill town, with ...
Author: WADDINGTON-FEATHER, JohnCast (at least 16): 19 M 16FFull-Length.
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Garlic Lane

Garlic Lane. 27 pages. Paperback. £2.50 $6 US ISBN: 0 947718 64 8 A one-act humorous verse-play play set in West Yorkshire in the 1950s. First produced at Leeds Civic Theatre in 1972, it was ...
Author: WADDINGTON-FEATHER, JohnCast (at least 8): 8 M 9F 2 NarratorsOne-Act.
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The Lollipop Man

A full-length play about the homeless. When two angels appear on earth as down-and-outs they change many people’s lives, before moving on. Based on the author’s experiences as chaplain in a Night Sh ...
Author: WADDINGTON-FEATHER, JohnCast (at least 6): 12 M 9F 2 Narrators.Full-Length.
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A full length play tracing the life and martyrdom of William Tyndale, the first translator of the Bible into English. A drama about free speech and religious freedom; set at a time when modern Englis ...
Author: WADDINGTON-FEATHER, JohnCast (at least 10): 23 M 5FFull-Length.
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John Waddington-Feather

John Waddington-Feather belongs to the West Yorkshire ‘school’ of writers. His children’s novel, Quill’s Adventures in Grozzieland, was nominated for the Carnegie Medal in 1989, and his verse-play, Garlic Lane, won the Burton Award in 1999. In 2002 he was awarded the American DeWitt Romig Prize for his poetry. He co-directs the small-press imprint Feather Books and edits The Poetry Church poetry quarterly. He was the first chairman of the J.B.Priestley Society and is now a vice-president. In 1985 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. Born in 1933 in Keighley, he attended Keighley Boys’ Grammar School and graduated in English at Leeds University in 1954. Over the past few years his wide range of books has attracted a growing number of readers in many countries, more recently in translation in Russia and Ukraine.

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