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Deborah McAndrew's An August Bank Holiday Lark (Modern Plays) PDF

By Deborah McAndrew

ISBN-10: 1472583698

ISBN-13: 9781472583697

Tomorrow morning, you and Frank Armitage have become wed. for my part, marriage is blind optimism at any time, yet specifically in wartime. it truly is an act of faith.

Taking its name from a line in Philip Larkin's poem 'MCMXIV', An August financial institution vacation Lark explores the influence of the 1st global battle on a rural neighborhood in East Lancashire.

Set within the idyllic summer season of 1914 rural Lancashire, all people locally is happy approximately Wakes week; a relaxation from box and mill and a party of the Rushbearing competition with making a song, relationship, consuming and dancing. The looming struggle slightly registers . . . however it will.

Through the lens of conventional rural lifestyles, the play follows the tales of the folk of the village and witnesses their own transitions from exuberance to touching naivety as they deal with their loss with braveness and humanity.

An August financial institution vacation Lark received its global most excellent on 7 February 2014, in a traveling construction by way of Northern Broadsides and New Vic Theatre.

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