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Description - Williams Plays by Roy Williams

Second collection of plays by the award-winning young British playwright Sing Yer Heart Out for the Lads: Tensions erupt in a South London pub as England lose against Germany at football Clubland: Ben is married to Denise but on the pull, Kenny's looking for someone who's "right", Ade's with Sandra but playing the field and Nate's a proud father, in this urban drama of race and sexual politics in West London. The Gift: Since her childhood, when she left Jamaica for England, Heather's sister has claimed to have the gift of raising spirits from the dead. When her son is murdered, Heather returns to Jamaica and begs her sister to bring him back to life.Winner of the Evening Standard's Most Promising Playwright Award, 2001 - shortlisted for Best Play Award 2003 "Williams' writing snaps and crackles, his characters burst with life, emotion and contradiction" Guardian "Roy Williams shows himself to be a sassy, sophisticated diviner of the human heart" Evening Standard

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780413774262
ISBN-10: 0413774260
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 13mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Methuen Drama
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 22-Apr-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Roy Williams

Roy Williams began writing plays in 1990 and is now arguably one of the country's leading dramatists. In 2000 he was the joint-winner of The George Devine Award and in 2001 he was awarded the Evening Standard Award for Most Promising Playwright. He was awarded the OBE for Services to Drama in the 2008 Birthday Honours List. His Plays include Category B (Tricycle Theatre), Angel House (Eclipse Theatre, UK Tour), Days Of Significance (RSC), Joe Guy (Tiata Fahodzi), There's Only One Wayne Matthews (Polka Theatre), Baby Girl (NT Connections), Absolute Beginners (Lyric Hammersmith), Little Sweet Thing (Nottingham Playhouse), Slow Time (NT Education), Fallout (Royal Court Theatre), Sing Yer Heart Out For The Lads (NT), Clubland (Royal Court Theatre), The Gift (Birmingham Rep/Tricycle Theatre), Local Boy (Hampstead Theatre), Souls (Theatre Centre), Life Off (Royal Court) , Starstruck (Tricycle, Winner Of John Whiting Award, Alfred Fagon Award & Emma Award For Best Play), Josie's Boy (Red Ladder Theatre Co) and The No-Boys Cricket Club (Theatre Royal, Stratford East).

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