Hindle Wakes (Hereford Plays)

by Stanley Houghton

Publisher: Heinemann

Written in English
Published: Pages: 96 Downloads: 515
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Subjects:

  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • 20th Century English Drama,
  • Plays / Drama,
  • Plays
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9432505M
ISBN 100435220004
ISBN 109780435220006
OCLC/WorldCa18625046

  And though Hindle Wakes hardly seems radical today, Houghton deserves his place in dramatic history for the creation of Fanny, a cotton-town Nora whose rejection of sexual double standards is a Author: Alfred Hickling. Tragically, only a year and a half after Hindle Wakes, Houghton died of meningitis on Decem , at the age of thirty-two. The New York Press ’s Robert Allerton Parker memorialized the Manchester playwright: “the death of Stanley Houghton has taken away a real force in making the English drama cosmopolitan rather than insular, in First performed: This revival of Hindle Wakes-- a play not seen in New York since -- effectively immerses us in a world where the mere hint of impurity is enough to destroy a young woman's reputation, causing her parents to frantically book a church. (Fanny isn't even pregnant; she and Alan merely slipped away for a couple of days.). It’s “Wakes Week” in Hindle; the mill is closed and the workers are Hawthorn is relaxing at the seashore with a girlfriend when she runs into Alan Jeffcote, the mill owner’s son. Alan takes Fanny to a hotel in Wales for a few days of /5.

Hindle Wakes is witty, charming, humorous and not shy of controversy either, whilst celebrating the early emancipation of women’s rights. Save Money with a Coliseum Season Ticket. This production is part of the Coliseum's season ticket offer - Four plays for just £ or less. Contact the Box Office for more information on This production of Hindle Wakes by director Arthur Crabtree is the fourth and final film adaptation of Stanley Houghton's controversial play from the s, having been produced twice in the silent era and as a very early talkie in the late 20s. This version is, to my shame, the only adaptation I have seen. It is 'wakes week' in the Lancashire cotton town of Hindle, when the factories close and just about everyone goes on holiday. The Hawthorns are waiting for their daughter Fanny, a feisty young mill worker, to come home from Blackpool, where she's been staying with her friend Mary - .   Jill Tanner and Jonathan Hogan in Hindle Wakes. Photo by Todd Cerveris. Photo by Todd Cerveris. It’s quite a collection of folks all tied Author: Richard Seff.

  A remarkable synthesis of proto-feminist ideals and visionary aesthetics, Maurice Elvey’s Hindle Wakes, adapted from Stanley Houghton’s controversial play of the same name, begins with a loaded shot of two male factory workers shoveling coal into two small round-like without the names “Alice” and “Sally” scrawled in chalk above the fiery holes, the 4/4.

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Hindle Wakes book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, /5. Hindle Wakes [Stanley Houghton] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text.

Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher.5/5(1). The Paperback of the Hindle Wakes by Stanley Houghton at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Book Awards Book Club Selections Books by Author Books by Series Coming Soon Kids' Books New Releases Teens' Books This Month's Biggest New : Hindle is a fictional mill town in Lancashire.

The "Wakes" was the week's holiday organised by each mill town, during which all the local mills shut and the millworkers took their holiday.

In the play, Fanny Hawthorn returns home from a weekend in Blackpool (Britain's then most popular holiday resort), having, she claims, spent the time with her friend Mary. Please note this book can take up to 10 days to be dispatched. It's holiday week in the Lancashire town of Hindle, just before the First World War.

Fanny Hawthorne, a spirited, determined mill girl, has just returned from a weekend in Blackpool with her friend Mary Hollins. At least that's what she tells her parents.

In fact, she's been spending the weekend with Alan. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books. Get print book.

No eBook available. AbeBooks; Amazon; Find in a library Hindle Wakes: A Play in Three Acts Stanley Houghton Full view - HINDLE WAKES ACT I SCENE 1 The scene is triangular, representing a corner of the living-room kitchen of No,Burnley Roady Hindle, a house rented at about Is, 6d.

a week. In the left-hand ivally low down, there is a door leading to the scullery. The leading light of the so-called Manchester School of realist dramatists, Stanley Houghton wrote Hindle Wakes in and it was a hit both in Mrs.

Horniman's Gaiety Theatre in Manchester and the. Hindle Wakes was staged most recently at the Finborough Theatre, London, in Septemberdirected by Bethan Dear.

The film versions are also shown in public from time to time and Hindle Wakes is the title of a recording by Sheffield musicians In The Nursery to accompany the film. The leading light of the so-called Manchester School of realist dramatists, Stanley Houghton wrote Hindle Wakes in and it was a hit both in Mrs.

Horniman's Gaiety Theatre in Manchester and the Aldwych Theatre, London in the following year. Directed by Arthur Crabtree. With Leslie Dwyer, Lisa Daniely, Brian Worth, Sandra Dorne. While on seaside holiday with her girlfriend Mary, a pretty factory worker named Jenny is attracted to Alan, son of the owner of the mill where she works.

When she agrees to spend a week with the young man, Jenny enlists her roommate's help to keep this liaison a secret.6/10(). BFI Books. Competitions. Adapted from the play 'Hindle Wakes' by. Stanley Houghton. Photography: Director of Photography. Faithful, Geoffrey.

Camera Operator. Peter Bryan. Hindle Wakes by Stanley Houghton,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(28). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

Hindle Wakes by Stanley Houghton Hindle Wakes | This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc.

that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. Hindle Wakes (with accompanying essay) By: Stanley Houghton () Alan Jeffcote, son of Nat Hawthorn, Hindle's richest factory owner, meets Fanny Hawthorn, daughter of Nat's 'slasher' and oldest friend, in Blackpool and the two go off.

Hindle Wakes by Stanley HOUGHTON ( - ) Genre(s): Plays Read by:Katherine Edman in English Chapters: - 00 - Hindle Wakes Introduction - 01 - Hindle Wakes Act 1. Drama starring Leslie Dwyer and Lisa Daniely. Successful remake of one of the earliest British talkies.

Set in the Hindle, two mill workers take off to Blackpool for the 'Wakes' or: Arthur Crabtree. Read "Hindle Wakes" by Stanley Houghton available from Rakuten Kobo. It's holiday week in the Lancashire town of Hindle, just before the First World War. Fanny Hawthorne, a spirited, determ Brand: Oberon Books.

Hindle Wakes ("Hen de la Wake" or "Hen of the Wake") This very old English recipe has come down through many centuries unchanged. The white meat, with its black filling and yellow and green garnish, must look as handsome and gaudy as it did on any medieval table. The older recipes use the blood of the fowl to mix with the stuffing.

Hindle Wakes by Stanley Houghton, directed by Gus Kaikkonen for the Mint Theater Company, ravishes the audience with ironic modernism.

Admirably, in this play from Houghton championed womens’ freedoms. Ahead of his time, the playwright created young female protagonists with sexual openness and independent spirits. Houghton's best known play, Hindle Wakes has been filmed five times, most recently in as a TV film starring Donald Pleasance.

The play's title refers to the wakes week holiday in the fictional town of Hindle and is also a pun on the name of a traditional Lancashire chicken dish. (Summary by Phil Benson). Free 2-day shipping.

Buy Hindle Wakes - eBook at By Beatrice Williams-Rude. A thoroughly enjoyable, readily accessible play with the unlikely title, Hindle Wakes, awaits audiences’ delectation.

Although it was written more than years ago, it raises issues of sex, love, ethics and morality that still stir controversy. Playwright Stanley Houghton (‐) was born in Ashton‐upon‐Mersey, Sale, Cheshire.

Educated at Manchester Grammar School, he went into his father's cotton business where he worked until the success of Hindle Wakes in allowed him to finally achieve his ambition tobecome a professional writer.

He died just a year later of meningitis. One of the acclaimed. It's holiday week in the Lancashire town of Hindle, just before the First World War. Fanny Hawthorne, a spirited, determined mill girl, has just returned from a weekend in Blackpool with her friend Mary Hollins.

At least that's what she tells her. ‘Hindle Wakes’ Review: A Forgotten Playwright, Freshly Minted Stanley Houghton’s final play, a study of provincial hypocrisy in Vicwardian England, is being staged in the U.S.

for the first. HINDLE WAKES ACT I SCENE 1 The scene is triangular, representing a corner of the living-room kitchen of No. Burnley Road, Hindle, a house rented at about Is. a week. In the left-hand wall, low down, there is a door leading to the scullery.

In the same wall, but further away from the spectator, is a window looking on to the backyard. /5(2). Hindle Wakes By Harold Brighouse s Vintage Book. Book title: Hindle Wakes Author: Harold Brighouse Publisher: The Readers Library Publishing Company Ltd, London Pages: Dimensions: 6¾ x 4¼ Inches.

I got this vintage book in a second-hand sale long time ago, unfortunately, it has a sticker on it. But still a collectible book for me. Directed by Maurice Elvey. With Estelle Brody, John Stuart, Norman McKinnel, Marie Ault.

A celebration of working class leisure activities at Hindle, Lancashire, during "Wakes Week", an annual week still observed in parts of Lancashire and Yorkshire when all factories and schools take a holiday/10(). Stanley Houghton’s “Hindle Wakes,” an obscure British play from that’s been dusted off and revivified by the Mint Theater Company, begins with a storm.

Lightning flashes, the air rumbles and.Additional Physical Format: Online version: Houghton, Stanley, Hindle wakes. Boston: J.W.

Luce ; London: Sidgwick & Jackson, (OCoLC)  From our 21st-century perspective, however, the narrative is one of the least compelling aspects of Hindle Wakes.

What resonates is the extraneous detail. The director, Maurice Elvey, shot the film Author: Xan Brooks.