Morpurgo: War Plays

Morpurgo: War Plays

by Michael Morpurgo, Simon Reade
     
 

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Three war plays by Michael Morpurgo, author of War Horse, powerfully dramatised by Simon Reade.

Private Peaceful relives the short life of Tommo growing up in rural Devon before fighting the battles and facing the injustices of the First World War. In Toro! Toro! young Antonito liberates his favourite bull from the ritualised killing of the

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Three war plays by Michael Morpurgo, author of War Horse, powerfully dramatised by Simon Reade.

Private Peaceful relives the short life of Tommo growing up in rural Devon before fighting the battles and facing the injustices of the First World War. In Toro! Toro! young Antonito liberates his favourite bull from the ritualised killing of the bullfight as he tries to escape the Spanish Civil War. In The Mozart Question Paolo Levi discovers the astonishing truth about his parents’ flight to Venice from the gas chambers of the Second World War.

Each play is accompanied by an introduction from Michael Morpurgo.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781849435413
Publisher:
OBERON BOOKS Ltd
Publication date:
09/24/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
96
File size:
632 KB

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Meet the Author

The celebrated collaboration between Michael Morpurgo and Simon Reade has also created the BBC radio play and the feature film of Private Peaceful, Polka Theatre’s production of Twist of Gold, and the concert series that includes On Angel Wings. Simon’s other plays include Pride & Prejudice, The Scarecrow and His Servant, Not the End of the World and, for the Royal Shakespeare Company, Midnight’s Children and Tales from Ovid.

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