Plays

England Expects: A musical entertainment for all those sick with sacrifice
Gavin Richards
Music by John Fiske
The exhilarating text of the Belt & Braces Roadshow production.
1977, paperback original with Belt & Braces Roadshow Company, illustrated, 20.4×14.8cm, 64pp

The Belt & Braces Roadshow production of Dario Fo’s ‘The Accidental Death of An Anarchist’, adapted by Gavin, was a great success in 1979-80. It transferred to the Wyndham Theatre in 1980-81 and was later filmed for television.

A 1971 BBC documentary on The Ken Campbell Roadshow touring Kirkby, Merseyside, including Ken Campbell, Sylvester McCoy, Gavin Richards, Susan Littler, Marcel Steiner and others.

Strike While the Iron is Hot
Edited by Michelene Wandor
Three plays on sexual politics from Gay Sweatshop, Red Ladder Theatre and Women’s Theatre Group.
1980, paperback original, 21.6×13.3cm, 141pp

‘Fringe Benefits’ was a BBC Arena documentary produced by Mike Gibb and screened in 1980. It included songs from The Albany’s own Combination, Belt & Braces, the Sadista Sisters, Red Ladder Theatre Company, and Leon Rosselson, performed at the Albany Empire, Deptford, and the Dearne Miners Social Club, Yorkshire.

Five Plays
Michelene Wandor
Her first collection of plays, from naturalistic domestic comedy to a satire on prostitution.
1984, paperback original, 21.5×13.5cm, viii+164pp

The 2006 BBC radio dramatisation of the novel by Michelene Wandor, directed by Marilyn Imrie.

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