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Kindertransport

Kindertransport Author Diane Samuels
ISBN-10 1854592270
Release 1995
Pages 88
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The best play about the pain and passion of mother/daughter relationships.--Guardian.



Diane Samuels Kindertransport

Diane Samuels  Kindertransport Author Diane Samuels
ISBN-10 1848422849
Release 2014-01-23
Pages 200
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The author's guide to Kindertransport, an invaluable and uniquely authoritative resource for anyone studying, teaching or performing the play. Since it was first staged by the Soho Theatre Company in London in 1993, Diane Samuels’ Kindertransport has enjoyed huge success around the world, has been revived numerous times, and is widely studied in schools and colleges. The play tells the story of how nine-year-old Eva, a German Jewish girl, is sent by her parents on the Kindertransport to start a new life with a foster family in Britain just before the outbreak of World War Two. Over forty years later, she has changed her name to Evelyn and denied her roots. When her own daughter discovers some old letters and photos in the attic, she is forced to confront the truth about who she really is and to reveal a dark secret that she has done everything to keep hidden. In this author’s guide to the play, Diane Samuels investigates the historical background, drawing on the personal testimony of those whose lives were transformed by the Kindertransport. She explores the creative process that shaped the play through successive drafts. And she presents detailed accounts from the actors, directors, a composer and designer who have contributed to the play’s most notable productions. "Illuminating... It's a refreshing change for a study guide to come from the pen of the person who created the text being studied... an informative, enlightening contribution to textual study and performance." - The Stage Diane Samuels is a playwright and author whose plays include Kindertransport, The True-Life Fiction of Mata Hari (Palace Theatre, Watford, 2002), Cinderella’s Daughter (Trestle Theatre, 2005) and Tiger Wings (BBC Radio 4). She has written several plays for younger audiences and wrote the book for the musical The A-Z of Mrs P, music and lyrics by Gwyneth Herbert (Southwark Playhouse, 2014).



Leave Taking

Leave Taking Author Winsome Pinnock
ISBN-10 1848427409
Release 2018-05-24
Pages 96
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A single mother came to England determined to make a good life for her family. Now Enid and her two daughters search for a way to feel rooted in a land where they're invisible. With one daughter prepping for university, happy to lead a quiet life, and the other doing anything but, what's a mother to do except call upon the local 'obeah' woman for some traditional Caribbean soul healing. Family secrets are soon revealed and tragedy rekindles Enid's longing for home. Winsome Pinnock's Leave Taking is a beautifully observed, moving account of a second generation immigrant family navigating the familial conflicts between generations and cultures. Leave Taking was first produced at the Liverpool Playhouse in 1987. It is revived at the Bush Theatre, London, in May 2018.



Rescuing the Children

Rescuing the Children Author Deborah Hodge
ISBN-10 9781770493667
Release 2012-10-09
Pages 64
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This important book tells the story of how ten thousand Jewish children were rescued out of Nazi Europe just before the outbreak of World War 2. They were saved by the Kindertransport — a rescue mission that transported the children (or Kinder) from Nazi-ruled countries to safety in Britain. The book includes real-life accounts of the children and is illustrated with archival photographs, paintings of pre-war Nazi Germany by artist, Hans Jackson, and original art by the Kinder commemorating their rescue.



Smoke Over Birkenau

Smoke Over Birkenau Author Liana Millu
ISBN-10 0810115697
Release 1998-02
Pages 197
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Presents stories of women who lived and suffered alongside Liana Millu during months in a concentration camp, describing their struggle to overcome violence and tragedy



Into the Arms of Strangers

Into the Arms of Strangers Author Mark Jonathan Harris
ISBN-10 1408892278
Release 2017-02
Pages 320
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With a preface by Lord Richard Attenborough, a collection of accounts from some of the 10,000 children rescued from the Nazi Regime and brought to the UK by the Kinderstransport schemeIn November 1938, international public opinion was shocked by the news of Kristallnacht - the anti-Jewish pogrom that led to the burning of synagogues and the first mass arrests of Jewish men. Twelve days later, the British government implemented the Kindertransport plan, which allowed many children to leave the horrors of the Nazi regime and find temporary refuge within British families and hostels. By the time war was declared in September 1939, this brave undertaking had saved 10,000 lives.This book, based on the Academy Award-winning feature documentary of the same name, reveals what it was like to grow up in the shadow of the Nazi threat, to escape danger and fear, but also to leave family and friends, perhaps for ever. It is poignantly told in the words of those directly involved. It is both an astonishing insight into a remarkable moment of history and a timely reminder of how welcoming our country has been in the past to those who need welcome, shelter and hope.



The True Life Fiction of Mata Hari

The True Life Fiction of Mata Hari Author Diane Samuels
ISBN-10 1854596721
Release 2002
Pages 101
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The story behind the notorious World War One femme fatale known as Mata Hari - from the author of Kindertransport. It is 1917. The First World War has taken its toll on 'gay Paree'. Everyone is struggling, not least the notorious exotic dancer, Mata Hari, formerly Margaretha Zelle from Holland. Arrested for passing information to the Germans but steadfastly proclaiming her love for France, her sincerity and innocence, Mata Hari is interrogated by two Frenchmen who are convinced that everything she says and does is a lethal fiction. For years Mata Hari has been seen as a femme fatale and a dangerous spy. But the 'truth' behind this remarkable woman is a good deal more complex, with many having their own motives for their version of her story. Why is everything about her not quite what it seems? And what really lies beneath her many masks?



Escaping the Nazis on the Kindertransport

Escaping the Nazis on the Kindertransport Author Emma Carlson Bernay
ISBN-10 9781515745488
Release 2017-02-01
Pages 112
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Tells the stories--in their own words--of several of the thousands of Jewish children rescued from Nazi Germany between 1938 and 1940 and brought to new homes in the United Kingom. Memoir pieces, poems, photographs, and other primary sources bring their stories to life in digital format.



Poppy George

Poppy   George Author Diane Samuels
ISBN-10 1848425457
Release 2016-02-11
Pages 80
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A romantic drama with music inspired by the days of music hall and beyond, from the author of the modern classic Kindertransport. It is 1919. The Great War is over and Poppy Wright arrives in London from the north of England to make her mark in the world. Deep in the heart of the East End she finds work in Smith's tailor and costumiers workshop, where she meets dashing chauffeur George, and falls in love. This is a time of change and opportunity, emerging from the losses of war, when all are questioning who they are and what roles they can play in forging a new, modern era. It’s time to ditch the corset and discover who really wears the trousers. Poppy + George is a beguiling romance that draws on a world of female impersonators, popular song and double entendre. It was first performed at the Watford Palace Theatre in February 2016.



The Garbage King

The Garbage King Author Elizabeth Laird
ISBN-10 9780330478021
Release 2008-09-04
Pages 329
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Inspired by the true story of an African childhood lived on the edge of destitution, award-winning Elizabeth Laird's The Garbage King takes readers on an unforgettable emotional journey. When Mamo's mother dies, he is abandoned in the shanties of Addis Ababa. Stolen by a child-trafficker and sold to a farmer, he is cruelly treated. Escaping back to the city, he meets another, very different runaway. Dani is rich, educated - and fleeing his tyrannical father. Together they join a gang of homeless street boys who survive only by mutual bonds of trust and total dependence on each other.



Mrs Klein

Mrs Klein Author Nicholas Wright
ISBN-10 1854592327
Release 1988
Pages 58
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Mrs Klein has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Mrs Klein also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Mrs Klein book for free.



Chocolate

Chocolate Author Kay Frydenborg
ISBN-10 9780544175662
Release 2015-04-07
Pages 272
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A fascinating account for teen readers that captures the history, science, and economic and cultural implications of the harvesting of cacao and creation of chocolate. Readers ofChew On This and The Omnivore's Dilemma will savor this rich exposé.



Memory

Memory Author Jonathan Lichtenstein
ISBN-10 0822222493
Release 2008
Pages 56
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Haunting new play by award-winning writer about the continuing hold of the Nazi times today.



Now This Is Not the End

Now This Is Not the End Author Rose Lewenstein
ISBN-10 1848424604
Release 2015-06-01
Pages 96
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How important is it to keep memories alive and pass down the tales of our ancestors? Six decades after her grandmother fled Germany, Rosie is making Berlin her new home. As she looks to the future, the secrets of her family’s past begin to unravel… Set in London and Berlin, Rose Lewenstein’s poignant play explores the meaning of legacy, identity and our sense of belonging, through the eyes of three generations of women. Now This Is Not The End premiered at the Arcola Theatre, London, in 2015.



All Our Children

All Our Children Author Stephen Unwin
ISBN-10 1848426690
Release 2017-04-27
Pages 120
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"I used to be scared of them. They seemed so different. They don't scare me anymore. They're just children, aren't they? Just children." January 1941. A terrible crime is taking place in a clinic for disabled children. The perpetrators argue that it will help struggling parents and lift the financial burden on the mighty German state. One brave voice is raised in objection. But will the doctor listen?



Cling to Me Like Ivy

Cling to Me Like Ivy Author Samantha Ellis
ISBN-10 184842065X
Release 2010
Pages 91
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A sassy, offbeat comedy-drama about rebelling against your roots. Rivka wants the perfect Orthodox wedding. With two weeks to go, she has the man, the dress – and the wig. But when doubt is cast on her wig, everything starts to unravel. Rivka finds herself far from home, up a tree and in the midst of an anti-road protest, not knowing whether she’ll be able to go back to where she came from… Or even if she wants to. Samantha Ellis’ play was inspired by a chance remark by Victoria Beckham in 2004 which sparked a crisis within the Orthodox Jewish community about the wigs worn by married women.



3 Sisters on Hope Street

3 Sisters on Hope Street Author Tracy-Ann Oberman
ISBN-10 1854595768
Release 2008
Pages 131
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3 Sisters on Hope Street has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from 3 Sisters on Hope Street also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full 3 Sisters on Hope Street book for free.