Harvey Plays: 1

Beautiful Thing; Babies; Boom Bang-a-Bang; Rupert Street Lonely Hearts Club

Author: Jonathan Harvey

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1408177722

Category: Drama

Page: 400

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Jonathan Harvey's most popular plays collected in one volume for the first time. Contains the smash hit plays Beautiful Thing - a bittersweet tale of the joys and trials of living cheek-by-jowl in a Thamesmead housing estate; Babies - based on the playwright's experiences as a teacher which was 'mercilessly robbed from a particular night when I arrived at a pupil's birthday party to be entertained by a drag queen dressed as the Queen'; The Rupert Street Lonely Hearts Club - set among the low-life of Soho, centring on the Marti, a gay man of a certain age, who can't believe that anyone might fancy him; and Boom Bang-A-Bang - a play about a gathering to view the Eurovision song contest.

Harvey Plays: 2

Guiding Star; Hushabye Mountain; Out in the Open

Author: Jonathan Harvey

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1474279201

Category: Drama

Page: 352

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A new collection of the latest plays from the writer of Beautiful Thing and TV's Gimme, Gimme, Gimme "JONATHAN HARVEY has an athletic and fantastical imagination, bawdy, funny and joyously blasphemous" Sunday Times GUIDING STAR: "Dry, funny, truthful, the writing buzzes with graceful perception and Scouse sarcasm...one of the best new plays of the year" Daily Mail HUSHABYE MOUNTAIN: "You would have to have a heart hewn from granite not to respond warmly to Jonathan Harvey's latest play" Guardian OUT IN THE OPEN: "A touching exploration of grief, the secrets and lies that evolve in friendships and the difficulty of telling the truth to those we love" The Times

Gay Identity, New Storytelling and The Media

Author: C. Pullen

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 0230236642

Category: Social Science

Page: 266

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This critical introduction to gay and lesbian identity within the media explores the concept of 'new storytelling'. The case studies look at film, television and online media, focussing on the narrative potential of individual storytellers who, as producers, writers and performers, challenge identity concerns and offer new expressions of liberty.

Beautiful Thing

Author: Jonathan Harvey

Publisher: Dramatists Play Service Inc

ISBN: 9780822217176

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 70

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THE STORY: Jamie and Ste (short for Steve) are teenage neighbors in a working-class housing project in London. Jamie is bookish and shy while Ste is more athletic. Neither one has an ideal home life: Jamie's mother Sandra is bitter over her financi

Frag einen Mann (Filmausgabe)

wenn du mit Männern glücklich werden willst

Author: Steve Harvey

Publisher: MVG Verlag

ISBN: 3864153441

Category: Self-Help

Page: 256

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Das Buch zum Film. Der Mega-Hit von Platz 1 der New York Times-Bestsellerliste wurde nun verfilmt! Millionen Frauen sind bereits dem Rat von Steve Harvey gefolgt, denn er erklärt endlich, wie Frauen verlässlich den richtigen Partner auswählen und langfristig eine glückliche Beziehung führen können. Beste Freundinnen, Mütter und Schwestern können in Männerfragen nur wenig ausrichten. Wenn es um Männer geht, kann nur ein Mann richtig helfen!

Babies

Author: Jonathan Harvey

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 140815529X

Category: Drama

Page: 112

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Winner of the George Devine Award in 1993, Babies premiered at the Royal Court theatre, London in September 1994 Liverpudlian Joe Casey is twenty-four, gay and a form tutor at a south-east London comprehensive. Joe's life is spliced between the drug-using excesses of his lover Woodie and the advances of his female pupils (and their mothers). A warm and funny comedy by the author of the 1993 hit Beautiful Thing.

Out In The Open

Author: Jonathan Harvey

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 140811805X

Category: Drama

Page: 128

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The brilliant new play from the writer of Beautiful Thing "What you don't know, don't hurt you" Tony's ready to live-it-large and love again. But his efforts to step back on to the scene are hampered by a secret his friends, Monica and Kevin, should have told him a long time ago. Out in the Open is a funny and caustic exploration of love and the limits of friendship set over a long, hazily hot summer weekend in London. Directed by Kathy Burke, Out in the Open premiered at London's Hampstead Theatre in March 2001 and transferred to Birmingham Rep.

Siebzehn Widersprüche und das Ende des Kapitalismus

Author: David Harvey

Publisher: Ullstein eBooks

ISBN: 3843710716

Category: Social Science

Page: 384

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WORUM GEHT ES? Gibt es seit dem Ende des Kommunismus wirklich keine echten Alternativen zum Kapitalismus? David Harvey meint: Doch! Man muss allerdings das Wesen des Kapitalismus genau verstehen, um ihn durch einen revolutionären Humanismus ersetzen zu können, in dessen Zentrum nicht das Kapital, sondern der Mensch steht. Konkret untersucht Harvey die Anhäufung von Kapital, das fatale Wachstumscredo, den spekulativen Immobilienmarkt und den Raubbau an der Natur. Er beschreibt jedoch nicht nur Krisen, sondern zeigt auch Chancen auf. Denn gerade die Widersprüche im Kapitalismus können Anfangspunkte für neue politische und kulturelle Bewegungen sein. Die utopische Kraft dafür kommt aus den Städten. WAS IST BESONDERS? Eine fundierte, realitätsnahe Kapitalismuskritik und zugleich ein Manifest des Wandels – geschrieben von einem der führenden Sozialtheoretiker der heutigen Zeit. WER LIEST? • Jeder, der die globalen Machtverhältnisse kritisch sieht • Leser von Stéphane Hessel, Michael J. Sandel, David Graeber und Thomas Piketty

All She Wants

Author: Jonathan Harvey

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 0230765432

Category: Fiction

Page: 420

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‘Laugh out loud’ Marian Keyes ‘Hugely Enjoyable’ Kathy Burke There are some things in life you can always rely on. Living in the shadow of your ‘perfect’ brother Joey, getting the flu over Christmas, and your Mother showing you up in the supermarket. Then there are some things you really don’t count on happening: a good dose of fame, getting completely trashed at an awards ceremony, and catching your fella doing something unmentionable on your wedding day. This is my story, it’s dead tragic. You have been warned... Jodie Xx

The Music of Stockhausen

An Introduction

Author: Jonathan Harvey

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 9780520023116

Category: Composers--Germany--Biography

Page: 144

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The Years She Stole

Author: Jonathan Harvey

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1447298233

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

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2017 Pregnant Rachel Taylor is enjoying a holiday in Morocco when she gets the phone call to say her mother hasn’t got much time left to live. With a head of mixed emotions she returns to the village where she grew up to say her last goodbyes. It’s true to say their relationship had often been strained and Rachel had never quite understood why. When clearing out her mother’s things she thinks she finds an answer, and her world is changed forever. 1978 Shirley Burke is on a family holiday at Butlin’s when she first sets eyes on Doug, a man considerably older than herself. When his daughter goes missing one night, Shirley’s the one who finds her and returns her to him. When his gratitude turns into something else, Shirley realizes this is her time to shine. But Doug is married, and her young life is about to get very complicated. Rachel and Shirley. Two women from different decades in Jonathan Harvey's The Years She Stole. Somehow their lives are entwined and neither can know the impact one woman will have on the other until it’s way too late . . .

The History of Us

Author: Jonathan Harvey

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1447298217

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

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Liverpool 1985 Kathleen, Adam and Jocelyn are three teenage friends who bond over an unconventional nativity play. They all have ambitions, they all have dreams. Adam wants to be a writer, Jocelyn wants to sing and Kathleen - well, she wants to be an embalmer. London 2015 Kathleen is a borderline alcoholic, Adam is holding on to a shocking secret and Jocelyn is dead. Where did it all go wrong? How did having the world at their feet turn into having the weight of it on their shoulders? Filled with Jonathan Harvey's trademark wit, warmth and outrageous humour, The History of Us is a novel about friendship and secrets, the choices we make and the consequences we face.

The Confusion of Karen Carpenter

Author: Jonathan Harvey

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 0230770584

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

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Hello. There are two things you should know about me: 1) My name is Karen Carpenter. 2) Just before Christmas my boyfriend left me. I’m not THE Karen Carpenter. I just have the most embarrassing name in Christendom. Particularly as I’m no skinny minny and don’t play the drums. I can’t even sing. I’m tone deaf. I work in a school in the East End. (Where I came third in a ‘Teacher we’d most like to sleep with’ competition amongst the Year 11 boys) My Mum’s driving me mad. She’s come to stay and is obsessed with Scandi crime shows and Zumba. Oh yeah. The boyfriend. After eleven ‘happy’ years he left me. No explanation just a post it on the kettle when I got in from work. I think I’m handling it really well. I don’t think I’m confused at all. What was my name again?

Killing Kennedy

Das Ende des amerikanischen Traums

Author: O'Reilly Bill,Martin Dugard

Publisher: Droemer eBook

ISBN: 3426419874

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 400

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Dallas, 22. November 1963 – 12:30 Uhr: Lee Harvey Oswald späht durch das Zielfernrohr seines Gewehrs. John F. Kennedys Kopf erscheint kaum einen Meter entfernt. Oswald weiß, dass er kaum Zeit haben wird. Zwei Schüsse wird er sicher abgeben können – drei, wenn er wirklich schnell ist. Sein Ziel klar vor Augen, atmet er aus und drückt den Abzug. Der erste Schuss trifft den Präsidenten im Nacken. Kennedy sackt leicht zusammen, sein Rückenkorsett, das er wegen seiner Kriegsverletzung dauernd tragen muss, hält ihn aber aufrecht. Beunruhigt wendet Jackie sich ihrem Mann zu. Sie greift nach seiner Schulter und schaut ihm ins Gesicht, um zu sehen, was los ist. Kaum fünf Sekunden sind seit dem ersten Schuss vergangen, da schlägt die zweite Kugel in Kennedys Hinterkopf ein und reißt eine klaffende Wunde. Reflexartig fährt seine Hand hoch zur Stirn, doch ein großer Teil der Schädeldecke ist weggeschleudert worden.

Hushabye mountain

Author: Jonathan Harvey

Publisher: Methuen Drama

ISBN: N.A

Category: Drama

Page: 104

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From the author of the hugely successful stage play/film Beautiful ThingHushabye Mountain reveals a world that has learned to live with AIDS. It is full of love, pain, laughs and friendship, where drugs in their various combinations are exhilarating, destructive, costly and even life restoring. Hushabye Mountain premiered at the Lyceum Theatre, Crewe, in February 1999, in a production with English Touring Theatre."You would have to have a heart hewn from granite not to respond warmly to Jonathan Harvey's latest play" (Guardian)

The Chekhov Play

A New Interpretation

Author: Harvey Pitcher

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 9780520053113

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 228

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Leadership Challenge

Author: James M. Kouzes,Barry Z. Posner

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9783527503742

Category: Executive ability

Page: 382

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Through research, interviews and the experience of hundreds of managers, Kouzes and Posner show how leadership can be learned and mastered by all. Readable, interesting, and up-to-date. Highly recommended.--Library Journal.

Red Sox Vs. Yankees

The Great Rivalry

Author: Harvey Frommer,Frederic J. Frommer

Publisher: Sports Publishing LLC

ISBN: 9781596700581

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 256

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Traces the history of the rivalry between the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees.

The Girl Who Just Appeared

Author: Jonathan Harvey

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 0230771807

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

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London 2014. Holly Smith has never fitted in. Adopted when just a few months old, she's always felt she was someone with no history, the girl who just appeared. All she has is the address of where she was born - 32B Gambier Terrace, Liverpool. By a bizarre twist of fate Holly discovers that the flat is available to rent. She travels north and moves in. When she finds a biscuit tin full of yellowing papers under the floorboards, she wonders if this might hold the secret to her past. Liverpool 1981. Fifteen-year-old Darren negotiates life with his errant mother and the younger brother he is bringing up. When the Toxteth Riots explode around him Darren finds himself with a moral dilemma that will have consequences for the rest of his life. Flitting between the present and the past, we discover how Darren and Holly's lives become intertwined. Will Holly uncover the secrets of her past? Or will she always feel like the girl who just appeared?

Canary

Author: Jonathan Harvey

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1408133377

Category: Drama

Page: 128

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Canary is multi-award winning playwright Jonathan Harvey's long-awaited return to the stage: a deeply moving, funny, unflinching, and often magical story about love, honesty and being brave enough to sing out at the top of your voice - with style. In 1960s Liverpool two lovers hide their homosexuality in the closet, then go their separate ways. While pits close and dole queues grow, a couple of runaways find Heaven in 1980s London. And today the paparazzi chase a love story that could tear a family apart. Then a grieving mother gets lost up a mountain, with a vicar for some dubious consolation. With a unique richness of texture and range, Canary combines pathos and humour with a wildly ambitious scope crossing decades through cyclical family histories. The diverse character list includes a primetime TV host, Queen Isabella, Eleanor Rigby, an 'aversion therary' doctor, Mary Whitehouse and striking miners. Skilfully pulling these wide-ranging threads together, Canary provides a social overview of Britain during the last 50 years, with a focus on the struggle against homophobia. Jonathan Harvey's trademark style of warmth, poignancy, humour and imagination is obvious in this epic, Liverpudlian Angels in America for the 21st century.