Wesker


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Wesker

(ˈwɛskə)
n
(Biography) Sir Arnold. born 1932, British dramatist, whose plays include Roots (1959), Chips With Everything (1962), The Merchant (1976), Caritas (1981), and Break My Heart (1997)
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"Letter to a Daughter," written by British playwright Arnold Wesker, is one of Yoon's major repertoire pieces.
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Performer Zero Mostel collapses backstage before a matinee of Arnold Wesker's play The Merchant (later renamed Shylock) at the Forrest Theatre in Philadelphia, a pre-Broadway staging also featuring Marian Seldes.
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Mr Tucker even drew the line at sharing space with Jeremy Corbyn, which is a pity because he might have learned a thing or two about dramatists who do believe in society - such as Arnold Wesker, to whom Mr Corbyn paid tribute at Prime Minister's Questions last week, drawing a blank from the PM, who clearly had no clue.
Hay Festival director Peter Florence has paid tribute to his friend British playwright Sir Arnold Wesker, who has died aged 83.
Perhaps it is a pity that it stops at 1955, just before the advent of John Osborne, Arnold Wesker and the other pioneers of present-day theatre, but justice is admirably done to the four eventful centuries before them.