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Description - Paul by Howard Brenton

The most famous conversion in history - when Saul became Paul on the road to Damascus - was a trick. It was actually Jesus appearing to him. Jesus did not die on the cross but was rescued and sheltered by his brother James, by Peter and by Peter's wife, Mary Magdalene. Howard Brenton once said that theatre should be like `throwing a petrol bomb into the auditorium'. His new play, Paul looks set to restore his reputation as a controversialist. That said, Paul is a bold and deeply serious piece of work that succeeds in re-animating stories and events that have become stale with familiarity.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781854598868
ISBN-10: 1854598864
Format: Paperback
(183mm x 127mm x 5mm)
Pages: 96
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Publisher: Nick Hern Books
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Howard Brenton

Howard Brenton was born in 1942 in Portsmouth, where his father was a policeman and a lay preacher. His plays include the infamous Romans in Britain, Pravda, co-written with David Hare, Faust and Berlin Bertie

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