One of those rare nights in the theatre when some strange alchemy takes place in the dark and as a shiver runs down your spine and a bubble of laughter rises in your throat, you remember why theatre really matters and can be such a transforming experience.' GuardianIncludes the following dramatisations/stories:Blue Beard
The Husband Who Was to Mind the House
The Three Wishes
Beauty and the Beast
The Emperor's New Clothes
Toby and the Wolf
The Juniper Tree
The Girl and the North WindBeasts and Beauties premiered at the Bristol Old Vic in April 2004.
Carol Ann Duffy was born in Glasgow and grew up in Stafford. She has published six collections of poems for adults and has received many awards. She won the 1993 Whitbread Award for Poetry and the Forward Prize for best collection for Mean Time. The World's Wife received the E. M. Forster Award in America. She is currently Professor of Contemporary Poetry at Manchester Metropolitan University. Her most recent collection is Feminine Gospels (2002).
Humour & Gift
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