Search - List of Books by Shelagh Stephenson

Shelagh Stephenson is a playwright, born in Northumberland and read drama at Manchester University. Her stage plays include The Memory of Water (1995), An Experiment with an Air Pump, Ancient Lights, Five Kinds of Silence (radio play 1996; stage play 2000) and Mappa Mundi (2002). Her plays frequently deal with new advances in science, such as the concept in the title of her first stage play, and including commentary on possibly pseudoscientific fads like urine therapy. Methuen Publishing Ltd published a collection of all four of these plays in 2003. Her plays for BBC Radio include Darling Peidi 1993; Five Kinds of Silence 1996 which was awarded the Writers Guild Award for Best Original Drama; Life is a Dream 2004; Nemesis 2005; The People’s Princess 2008. The Memory of Water was made into a film called Before You Go in 2002 starring Julie Walters and Tom Wilkinson and directed by Lewis Gilbert.An Experiment with an Air Pump will be revived as a rehearsed reading on Thursday 1 October 2009 at Hampstead Theatre, where the original production premiered in 1998.
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Total Books: 12
Harriet Martineau Dreams of Dancing
2016 - Harriet Martineau Dreams of Dancing [Modern Plays] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781350011915
ISBN-10: 1350011916
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Long Road
2009 - The Long Road [Modern Plays] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781408113905
ISBN-10: 1408113902

The Memory Of Water
2008 - The Memory of Water [Student Editions] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780413776143
ISBN-10: 041377614X

2005 - Enlightenment (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780413775214
ISBN-10: 0413775216
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Stephenson Plays 1
2003 - Stephenson Plays 1 [Contemporary Dramatists] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780413772541
ISBN-10: 0413772543
Genres: Arts & Photography, Literature & Fiction, Reference

The Memory of Water and Five Kinds of Silence
2003 - The Memory of Water and Five Kinds of Silence [Methuen Modern Plays] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780413714701
ISBN-10: 0413714705
Genres: Arts & Photography, Literature & Fiction

Ancient Lights
2000 - Ancient Lights [Modern Plays] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780413760708
ISBN-10: 0413760707
Genre: Literature & Fiction

An Experiment With an Air Pump
2000 - An Experiment with an Air Pump (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780822217459
ISBN-10: 0822217457
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Memory of Water
1999 - The Memory of Water (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780822217015
ISBN-10: 0822217015
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Substores
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An Experiment With an Air Pump
1998 - An Experiment with an Air Pump (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780413733108
ISBN-10: 0413733106
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Ancient Lights
Ancient Lights (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780822219187
ISBN-10: 0822219182
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Five Kinds of Silence
Five Kinds of Silence (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780822219194
ISBN-10: 0822219190
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Literature & Fiction