Terraces

by  Willy Russell

Short Play, Drama  /  6m, 6f

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).

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    6m, 6f
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Theatre for Young Audiences
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Pre-Teen (Age 11 - 13)
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

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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).
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  • Time Period: Contemporary
  • Setting: Simple settings

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6m, 6f
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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, became a women’s hairdresser, part-time singer/songwriter performing on the local folk scene, before returning to education and becoming a teacher Whilst at St Katharine’s College, Willy began writing drama and, in ...

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