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Nona Shepphard

NONA SHEPPHARD

  

Nationality:    British
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Librettist and Director Nona Shepphard is a freelance writer, director and deviser with over 150 productions and 40 commissioned plays to her credit. Her plays for young people, which have received several awards, have been seen in the usa, Canada, Europe and RussiA. Her recent writing includes Signs of a Star-Shaped Diva (GraeaeTheatre Company at the Theatre Royal Stratford East). She is an Associate Director of RADA and Creative Director of RADA Enterprises.

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        Adventures Of Robyn Hood, The         Angel on the Bridge, An         Bedlam         Beulah's Box         Brain Power         Crazy Lady         Forbidden Fruit         Getting Through         Homelands         Idlepop         In the Parlour With the Ladies         Lady Dragon's Lament         Marriage Bed, The         Mrs Docherties         Peter Pan         Robyn Hood         Signs of a Diva         Sleeping Beauty, The         Snow Queen, The         Struck by Lightning         Tale For Winter, A         Therese Raquin         Three Secrets of Serendip         You're Thinking About Doughnuts



Adventures Of Robyn Hood, The

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Alternative Pantomime

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Angel on the Bridge, An

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Bedlam

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Childrens play

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Beulah's Box

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Brain Power

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Childrens play

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Crazy Lady

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two estranged childhood friend arrange to meet up in a mysteriously deserted bar

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Revival

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Drill Hall, London    2005

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Forbidden Fruit

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Getting Through

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Homelands

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written with Lisa Evans

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Idlepop

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Four contestants have won through a television competition and are forming a new pop group. they have to come up with a hit song - but have any of them any real talent?

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In the Parlour With the Ladies

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Farce

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Lady Dragon's Lament

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the lady dragon discovers somethings that fills her with panic.

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Marriage Bed, The

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the Marriage Bed opens on the dawn of Valerie and Jennifer's wedding. Val wakes up alone in her bed after a night of fevered dreams. Will the toils of her own past prevent this 55-year-old feminist from marrying her thirty-something Jewish girlfriend? Though recent legislation now grants rights to same sex couples to form civil partnerships, is this enough to tie the knot?
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U.S. premiere Sanford Meisner theatre, NY, 2006

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Play/Drama. - - Lesbian, full length

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Mrs Docherties

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Peter Pan

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written by Nona Shepphard And Bryony Lavery from JM Barrie

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Robyn Hood

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Signs of a Diva

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Sue Graves is an undertaker but longs to be a singer in the tradition of Judy Garland, Patsy Kline and Dustry Springfield. She achieves this and transforms into Tammy Frascati. When she has to make a life changing decision she calls on her idols to help.

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aka Signs of A Star Shaped Diva

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Sleeping Beauty, The

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written by Nona Shepphard And Bryony Lavery from JM Barrie

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Snow Queen, The

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Struck by Lightning

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Mermaid, London    1993

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Tale For Winter, A

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Therese Raquin

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A thrilling new musical. therese Raquin's life with her Aunt, Madame Raquin, and her sickly husband Camille, in a small haberdasher's in the Passage du Pont Neuf is a monotonous and stifling one, until the day Camille brings home a boyhood friend, Laurent, and therese falls passionately and desperately in love. . . A passion that leads to another wedding and three deaths.

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musical adaptaion of novel by Emile Zola with music by Craig Adams, book and lyrics by Nona Shepphard

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Three Secrets of Serendip

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You're Thinking About Doughnuts

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