Blood Brothers GCSE Student Edition

Author: Willy Russell

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1474229948

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 136

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Written specifically for GCSE students by academics in the field, the Methuen Drama GCSE Student Editions provide in-depth explanatory material alongside the play texts frequently studied at Key Stage 4. Whether for use in the classroom or independent study, these editions offer a fully comprehensive and lightly glossed play text with accompanying notes specifically directed towards readers of this age, which unravel essential topics and challenge all students to delve further into literary analysis. A well established modern classic, Willy Russell's Blood Brothers tells the story of Mickey and Eddie, twins separated at birth who grow up to lead very opposite lives, but which constantly and inevitably intersect. In addition to some on-page explanatory notes and the play text, this edition contains sub-headed analyses of themes, characters, context and dramatic devices, as well as background information on the playwright. The Methuen Drama GCSE Student Editions never lose sight of their readership, and offer students the confidence to engage with the material, explore their own interpretations, and improve their understanding of the works.
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Blood Brothers

Author: Willy Russell

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1408176939

Category: Drama

Page: 128

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A Liverpudlian West Side Story, Blood Brothers is the story of twin brothers separated at birth because their mother cannot afford to keep them both. One of them is given away to wealthy Mrs Lyons and they grow up as friends in ignorance of their fraternity until the inevitable quarrel unleashes a blood-bath. Blood Brothers was first performed at the Liverpool Playhouse in 1983 and subsequently transferred to the Lyric Theatre, London. It was revived in the West End in 1988 for a long-running production and opened on Broadway in 1993.
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Study Guide to Blood Brothers for GCSE

Author: Janet Marsh

Publisher: Coleridge Press

ISBN: 190717561X

Category:

Page: 49

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'Blood Brother' is a moving story of twins seperated at birth and is a favourite with examining boards at GCSE. This photo-copiable resource is suited for pupils for both Foundation and Higher tier study and provides comprehensive analysis of plot, characters and themes in the play.
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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time GCSE Student Edition

Author: Simon Stephens

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 147424033X

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 144

View: 657

Written specifically for GCSE students by academics in the field, the Methuen Drama GCSE Student Editions provide in-depth explanatory material alongside the play texts frequently studied at Key Stage 4. Whether for use in the classroom or independent study, these editions offer a fully comprehensive and lightly glossed play text with accompanying notes specifically directed towards readers of this age, which unravel essential topics and challenge all students to delve further into literary analysis. In Simon Stephens's multi-award-winning stage adaptation of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, based on Mark Haddon's novel, Christopher's investigation into the death of the neighbour's dog tears his world apart and confronts him with the struggle to survive when everything feels foreign. In addition to some on-page explanatory notes and the play text itself, this edition contains sub-headed analyses of themes, characters, context and dramatic devices, as well as background information on the playwright. The Methuen Drama GCSE Student Editions never lose sight of their readership, and offer students the confidence to engage with the material, explore their own interpretations, and improve their understanding of the works.
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AQA GCSE Drama

Author: Joy Morton,Ron Price,Rob Thomson

Publisher: Heinemann

ISBN: 9780435186111

Category: Acting

Page: 250

View: 5803

Written for students taking the AQA GCSE drama specification, this text aims to develop the skills, knowledge and understanding students need to succeed in the course. The book takes a hands-on approach with activities and practice in both the written and practical elements of the exam.
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Stags And Hens

Author: Willy Russell

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1472518691

Category: Drama

Page: 112

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'Stags and Hens takes place in the Gents and Ladies loos of a tacky Liverpool club, where Dave and Linda have decided, unbeknownst to each other, to hold their stag and hen parties . . . a bleakly funny and perceptive study of working-class misogyny, puritanism and waste' Guardian 'Combines comedy with acrid truth in the style Willy Russell has made unmistakably his own ... and hits off brilliantly the herd instinct driving both sexes onward and bedward' Daily Telegraph 'Firmly in the centre of the playwright's best achievements: lively, coarse, well-organised, truthful and very funny' Financial Times
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Study and Revise for GCSE: Blood Brothers

Author: Kevin Radford

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1471854663

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 112

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Exam Board: AQA, Edexcel, CCEA, WJEC, WJEC Eduqas Level: GCSE (9-1) Subject: English Literature First teaching: September 2015 First exams: Summer 2017 Enable students to achieve their best grade in GCSE English Literature with this year-round course companion; designed to instil in-depth textual understanding as students read, analyse and revise Blood Brothers throughout the course. This Study and Revise guide: - Increases students' knowledge of Blood Brothers as they progress through the detailed commentary and contextual information written by experienced teachers and examiners - Develops understanding of plot, characterisation, themes and language, equipping students with a rich bank of textual examples to enhance their exam responses - Builds critical and analytical skills through challenging, thought-provoking questions that encourage students to form their own personal responses to the text - Helps students maximise their exam potential using clear explanations of the Assessment Objectives, annotated sample student answers and tips for reaching the next grade - Improves students' extended writing techniques through targeted advice on planning and structuring a successful essay - Provides opportunities for students to review their learning and identify their revision needs with knowledge-based questions at the end of each chapter
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A Play

Author: Hugh Leonard

Publisher: Samuel French, Inc.

ISBN: 9780573618581

Category:

Page: 94

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Blood Brothers: York Notes for GCSE (9-1) Workbook

Author: Emma Slater

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781292236889

Category:

Page: 88

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Our brand-new York Notes for GCSE Workbooks offer a wide range of write-in tasks and exercises to boost your students' knowledge of the text and help them practise for the new GCSE (9-1) English Literature exams.
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Blood Brothers

Yna5 GCSE the Tempest 2016

Author: David Grant

Publisher: York Notes

ISBN: 9781292138060

Category:

Page: 88

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Find everything you need to achieve your full potential with York Notes for GCSE Study Guides, now updated for GCSE (9-1).
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Heroes

Author: Robert Cormier

Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0307530817

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 144

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Francis Joseph Cassavant is 18. He has just returned home from the Second World War, and he has no face. He does have a gun and a mission: to murder his childhood hero. Francis lost most of his face when he fell on a grenade in France. He received the Silver Star for bravery, but was it really an act of heroism? Now, having survived, he is looking for a man he once admired and respected, a man adored my many people, a man who also received a Silver Star for bravery. A man who destroyed Francis’s life.
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An Inspector Calls and Other Plays

Author: J. B. Priestley

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 014118535X

Category: Drama

Page: 304

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An inspector calls, the title play in this collection, was written inside a week in 1944. Inspector Goole, investigating a girl's death, calls on the Birlings, an outwardly virtuous household.
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Willy Russell Plays: 2

Blood Brothers; Our Day Out - The Musical; Shirley Valentine; John, Paul, George, Ringo . . . and Bert

Author: Willy Russell

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1474230067

Category: Drama

Page: 368

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A new collection of plays from Willy Russell, one of Britain's best-loved dramatists, features the smash hits Blood Brothers, Our Day Out: The Musical and Shirley Valentine as well as the previously unpublished John, Paul, George, Ringo . . . and Bert. Blood Brothers: A Liverpudlian West Side Story, this is the story of twin brothers separated at birth because their mother cannot afford to keep them both. 'One of those rare exceptions, where a show continues to pack a punch after many years on the road and in the West End' - What's On Stage, (5 stars) Our Day Out: The Musical: Mrs Kay's 'Progress Class' are unleashed for a day's coach trip to Conway Castle in Wales - in an exuberant celebration of the joys and agonies of growing up and being footloose, fourteen and free from school. 'One of those truly magical theatrical experiences that should very definitely not be missed' - Stage Shirley Valentine: The story of a put-upon mother and housewife who leaves the drudgery of cooking dinner for her husband, packs her bags and heads for the sun. 'Shirley is the star of her own monodrama, her gabbing made theatrical in a stream of stories and impersonations that are rooted in essential loneliness and reaction against domestic frustration . . . memorable and joyous' - Independent John, Paul, George, Ringo . . . and Bert: Russell's first major hit, a musical about the Beatles, won the Evening Standard and London Critics' awards for Best New Musical of 1974. 'Why has no-one done it before? Perhaps only a scouser like Willy Russell could have the self-confidence to tackle Liverpool's great phenomenon . . . it's funny, incisive, well-acted and makes its points without any arty philosophising' - Time Out. Willy Russell Plays: 2 features an introduction from the playwright.
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Blood Brothers GCSE Student Guide

Author: Ros Merkin

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1474230024

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 120

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Written specifically for GCSE students by academics in the field, the Methuen Drama GCSE Guides conveniently gather indispensable resources and tips for successful understanding and writing all in one place, preparing students to approach their exams with confidence. Key features include a critical commentary of the play with extensive, clearly labelled analyses on themes, characters and context. They take studying drama even further with sections on dramatic technique, critical reception, related works, fascinating behind-the-scenes interviews with playwrights, directors or actors, and a helpful glossary of dramatic terms. A well-established modern classic, Willy Russell's Blood Brothers tells the story of Mickey and Eddie, twins separated at birth who grow up to lead very opposite lives, but which constantly and inevitably intersect. Closely following the requirements of GCSE English Literature assessment objectives, these studies include expert advice on how to write about modern drama. With featured activities for group study and independent work, they are versatile and valuable to students and teachers alike.
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DNA

Author: Dennis Kelly

Publisher: Oberon Books

ISBN: 1849432376

Category: Drama

Page: 88

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A group of teenagers do something bad, really bad, then panic and cover the whole thing up. But when they find that the cover-up unites them and brings harmony to their otherwise fractious lives, where’s the incentive to put things right? DNA is a poignant and, sometimes, hilarious tale with a very dark heart. A contemporary play for younger people, DNA opened at the National Theatre in February 2008
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WJEC Eduqas GCSE (9-1) Religious Studies

Author: Joy White,Chris Owens,Ed Pawson

Publisher: Hodder Education

ISBN: 1471867625

Category: Religion

Page: 384

View: 2629

Bring out the best in every student, enabling them to develop in-depth subject knowledge with this accessible and engaging Student's Book, created for the 2016 specification by a team of subject specialists and the leading Religious Studies publisher. - Helps students of all abilities fulfil their potential and increase their understanding through clear, detailed explanations of the key content and concepts - Motivates students to build and cement their knowledge and skills using a range of imaginative, innovative activities that support learning and revision - Provides a variety of quotes from sources of authority that students can draw on to enhance their responses and extend their learning - Encourages students to make links between the world religions and philosophical and ethical issues so they develop a holistic view of religion in modern Britain - Prepares students for examination with a rich bank of exam-style questions, guidance on how to improve responses and student-friendly assessment criteria - Enables you to teach unfamiliar topics and systematic studies confidently with clear explanations of Christian, Catholic Christian, Islamic and Judaic beliefs and practices, verified by faith organisations WJEC Eduqas GCSE RS Component 1: Religious, philosophical and ethical studies in the Modern World 1 Issues of Relationship 2 Issues of Life and Death 3 Issues of Good and Evil 4 Issues of Human Rights Component 2: 5 Beliefs and teachings 6 Christianity: Practices Component 3: Study of a World Faith - Islam 7 Islam: Beliefs and teachings 8 Islam: Practices Component 3: Study of a World Faith - Judaism 9 Judaism: Beliefs and teachings 10 Judaism: Practices
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Our Day Out

Author: Willy Russell

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1472536568

Category: Drama

Page: 96

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Mrs Kay's 'Progress Class' are unleashed for a day's coach trip to Conway Castle in Wales - in an exuberant celebration of the joys and agonies of growing up and being footloose, fourteen and free from school. 'The skill and zest of the show . . . derive from its success in following the adult argument through while preserving all the fun of a story mainly played by children . . . I have rarely seen a show that combined such warmth and such bleakness.' The Times This edition contains the music to the play.
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