Mary Barton (stage version)

Cast: 5f 6m doubling

Staging: Flexible staging

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 112 pages ISBN: 9781854599513Publication Date:
7 Sep 2006
Size: 198mm x 130mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
Royal Exchange, Manchester, 2006

Mary Barton (stage version)

By Elizabeth Gaskell Adapted by Rona Munro

Paperback £9.99£7.99

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Elizabeth Gaskell's panoramic novel of Victorian England, adapted for the stage by the author of Iron and The James Plays.

Manchester in the 1840s. By day, Mary Barton works in a dress shop making gowns for the daughters of the newly moneyed mill owners. By night, Mary aspires to join their class. As she strives to better herself, murder, intrigue and romance take over her life and the lives of those she loves.

Fast-paced, epic and exciting, Mary Barton presents a panorama of Manchester life from the mill owners' new prosperity to the thousands of ordinary people living and dying in their factories.

Rona Munro's adaptation of Mary Barton was premiered at the Royal Exchange, Manchester, in 2006.

Press Quotes

'Full of heat and passion, Munro's filleted version retains both Gaskell's beady eye for detail and her compassion for all humanity'

Guardian

'Powerful... Manchester's dark history in riveting microcosm'

The Times

Cast: 5f 6m doubling

Staging:Flexible staging

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 112 pages ISBN: 9781854599513Publication Date:
7 Sep 2006
Size: 198mm x 130mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Rona Munro:

The Indian Boy
Bold Girls
Saturday at the Commodore
Gilt
Strawberries in January
Little Eagles
James I: The Key Will Keep the Lock
James II: Day of the Innocents
Pandas
The Astronaut's Chair
The Basement Flat
The James Plays
Long Time Dead
Scuttlers
James III: The True Mirror
Iron
The Maiden Stone
Fugue
Your Turn to Clean the Stair
The Last Witch
The House of Bernarda Alba
Captain Corelli's Mandolin (stage version)
Your Turn to Clean the Stair & Fugue

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