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Pete Brooks

PETE BROOKS

  

Nationality:    British
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Pete Brooks's plays including theatres, agent, synopses, cast sizes, production and published dates

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        Armenian Childhood, An         Clair De Luz         Counting Of Years, The         Cursed Place, A         Farewell to Arms, A         If We Shadows         Imitation Of Life, The         Kellerman         L' Ascensore         Midday Sun         Moebius Room, The         Plague On Both Your Houses, A         Sangre (Blood)         Six Degrees Below the Horizon         Sleep, The         Soul Sister         Still Life With Insects         Utopia         Zero Hour, The         Train, The



Armenian Childhood, An

Synopsis:
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Notes:
written with Charlotte Keatley And Steve Schill

1st Produced:
Leeds, West Yorkshire     1983

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Clair De Luz

Synopsis:
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1st Produced:
ICA, London >>>     1994

Organisations:
Insomniac Theatre

1st Published:
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Music:
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Counting Of Years, The

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Notes:
written with Ruth Ben-Tovim

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Genre:
Devised Piece

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Cursed Place, A

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Notes:
Original Playwright - Georg Buchner; from Woyzeck

1st Produced:
New Grove, London     1993

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Genre:
adaptation

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Farewell to Arms, A

Synopsis:
Based on the author's real-life experience of war torn Italy in 1918, A Farewell to Arms follows the story of Frederic Henry, an American ambulance driver in the Italian army and his relationship with British nurse Catherine Barkley. In the turmoil of the closing months of The Great War Frederic and Catherine discover the redemptive power of love and experience the loss of innocence as they cement their relationship in a time of devastating conflict. Acclaimed theatre makers imitating the dog bring their unique theatrical vision to Ernest Hemingway's seminal First World War novel A Farewell to Arms. In a year that marks the 100-year anniversary of the start of World War One, this production seizes the opportunity to tell one of the great love stories of the twentieth century. A premiere of the first UK adaptation, the production fuses video projection, beautiful stage design and original music to create an extraordinary version of Hemingway's powerful meditation on love and the brutality of modern warfare.

Notes:
adapted by Pete Brooks and Andrew Quick from novel by Ernest Hemingway

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Imitating the Dog

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Genre:
adaptation

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Male:  5            Female:  1            Other:  -

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If We Shadows

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Organisations:
Insomniac Theatre

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Music:
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Imitation Of Life, The

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Notes:
written with Claire MacDonald

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Kellerman

Synopsis:
Diagnosed as delusional, Harry is in a hospital where he's struggling to come to terms with a tragedy that nobody believes has taken place. His notebooks are filled with calculations that attempt to show the past can be manipulated and the future predicted. Can he prove everyone wrong by changing the order of events that led to the disappearance of everything he loved?

Notes:
New Piece By Andrew Quick With Pete Brooks

1st Produced:

Organisations:
Imitating the Dog

1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  3            Other:  -

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L' Ascensore

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1st Produced:
ICA, London >>>     1992

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Genre:
Devised Piece

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Midday Sun

Synopsis:
the theme is tourism. We see four British visitors on a Moroccan beach being pestered and puzzled by a native beggar and wondering what they are themselves doing there and what a diffence there is between them and the Moroccan way of life.
Eric Shorter, Daily Telegraph

Notes:
written by Caryl Churchill, Geraldine Pilgrim, Pete Brooks, John Ashford

1st Produced:
ICA, London >>>     1984

Organisations:
ICa Theatre and Fairgroud '84

1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Devised Piece

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  3            Other:  -

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Moebius Room, The

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1st Produced:
New Grove, London     1993

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Genre:
Twentieth Century Fairy Tale

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Plague On Both Your Houses, A

Synopsis:
Offbeat interpretation of Romeo and Juliet brings the star-crossed lovers into the 90's.

Notes:
Original Playwright - Shakespeare

1st Produced:
The Place, London     1996

Organisations:
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Sangre (Blood)

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1st Produced:

Organisations:
Insomniac Theatre

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Six Degrees Below the Horizon

Synopsis:
Through the windows of a dingy quayside bar, the audience looks in on an unsavoury carnival of pimps, whores and sailors, as haunting tales of murder, love and forgiveness unfold. Tales from the Bar of Lost Souls is a magical realist story of forbidden love, criminality and the possibility of finding redemption in the unlikeliest of places, with an exquisitely designed set by Laura Hopkins.

Notes:
previosly called Tales from the Bar of Lost Souls. Work by Andrew Quick, pete brooks and Imitating the dog

1st Produced:
Huddersfield, Lawrence Batley     06 Feb 2013

Organisations:
Imitating the Dog

1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Piece. - - Gay/Lesbian, of interest

Parts:
Male:  6            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Sleep, The

Synopsis:
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Notes:
written with Jeremy Peyton Jones

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Genre:
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Soul Sister

Synopsis:
a stunning new musical, Soul Sister tells the extraordinary story of musical legends Ike and Tina Turner, live on stage for the first time. Charting their electric first meeting and meteoric rise to fame through 1960s and 70s America, their turbulent marriage and Tina Turner's thrilling re-emergence as an international rock star and icon. experience all the greatest hits on stage, as you've never seen or heard them before. Featuring What's Love Got To Do With It, Simply the Best, Proud Mary, Private Dancer, River Deep Mountain High, Respect, a Fool in Love, Honky Tonk Woman, Steamy Windows and many more!

Notes:
written by John Milkler, Pete Brooks with the songs of Ike And Tina Turner

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Organisations:
Simply the Best Productions Ltd, Hackney empire

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Music:
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Genre:
musical

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  5            Other:  -

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Still Life With Insects

Synopsis:
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Notes:
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1st Produced:
ICA, London >>>     1991

Organisations:
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1st Published:
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Music:
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Utopia

Synopsis:
a man and a woman tell one another stories and fantasies in a cheap hotel room in order to disguise, or perhaps eventually reveal, the truth about their own lives.
Michael Ratcliffe, Observer

Notes:
conceived by Pete Brooks And Claire MacDonald

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Genre:
Piece

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Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Zero Hour, The

Synopsis:
Berlin during the final moments of the Second World War, three couples live through three very different versions of the same events. Across different histories lives connect, or fail to connect, in ways which echo and resonate and gradually build a picture of human stoicism in the face of the wave of history. Framed as a film that is being directed by a Chinese film director and crew, the Zero Hour fuses live action with pre-recorded film, animation, and computer generated imagery to create a world where human relations are located to be at the heart of historical events. Disturbing and romantic in turn the Zero Hour is shot through with the obsessions (sex, babies, death, WW2 and time travel) that are the hallmarks of ITD's narrative inventions to date.

Notes:
written by Andrew Quick and Pete Brooks and Imitating the Dog

1st Produced:

Organisations:
Imitating the Dog

1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
multi media piece

Parts:
Male:  7            Female:  3            Other:  -

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Train, The

Synopsis:
Imagine a world that exists solely as a train. Imagine a woman who is given a job that she knows will put her life in jeopardy, one that takes her on a journey into her own heart of darkness. Find yourself moving through carriages witnessing the strange encounters with people who would seem to have much more information about what is happening than you. Imagine entering a terrible nightmare in which those who you assume are dead tell you what your future might bring you. Imagine you are at a door, looking at the moving tracks and you jump. Again and again. Imagine this and you are in The Train. Having performed for over a month in Italy and garnering outstanding reviews, The Train makes its English-speaking debut in Lancaster in January 2016. A unique combination of immersive theatre and philosophical fairground ride, an audience of 12 listen through headphones and sit in a moving auditorium which pans and tracks as it follows our heroine's journey through a multimedia landscape that is both beautiful and disturbing. Part detective thriller and part philosophical meditation on loss and human isolation, The Train takes you on a journey you will never forget.

Notes:
written by Andrew Quick & Peter Brooks

1st Produced:
Lancaster Arts, Lancaster University, UK     21 Jan 2016

Organisations:
imitating the dog and MARCHE TEATRO

1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
piece

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