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Terraces

Short Play, Drama  /  6f, 6m

Terraces
by Willy Russell

The local football team has reached the final and when Danny facetiously remarks on painting the street in support his friends take up the idea with fervour and paint their terraced houses yellow - the team's colour. But Danny refuses and when the family are ostracized by the community Danny's wife leaves him. Is he just stubborn and awkward or is he right to assert his independence? Contained in the volume Our Day Out and Other Plays (Oxford Playscripts).

  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    6f, 6m
  • SubGenre
    Subgenre
    Theatre for Young Audiences
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    Adult, Pre-Teen (Age 11 - 13), Teen (Age 14 - 18)
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Summary
The local football team has reached the final and when Danny facetiously remarks on painting the street in support his friends take up the idea with fervour and paint their terraced houses yellow - the team's colour. But Danny refuses and when the family are ostracized by the community Danny's wife leaves him. Is he just stubborn and awkward or is he right to assert his independence? Contained in the volume Our Day Out and Other Plays (Oxford Playscripts).
Cast Attributes
  • Time Period Contemporary
  • Setting Simple settings
  • Cautions
    • No Special Cautions

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Willy Russell

Willy Russell’s career spans more than four decades; born in Liverpool in 1947, he left school at 15 and became a women’s hairdresser and part-time singer/songwriter performing on the local folk scene before returning to education and becoming a teacher.

Whilst at St Katharine ...

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