Black Teeth and a Brilliant Smile (Modern Plays)

October 30, 2020
Black Teeth and a Brilliant Smile (Modern Plays)

Writing is the hardest thing I've done. It's a grind. Yousee me up here and you think I've made it. But it's not all it'scracked up to be.The Beacon, Buttershaw 1990. Andrea Dunbar, acclaimed writer ofRita, Sue, and Bob Too, mum, sister, best friend, isstruggling with her latest work. Her aching head is full of voices,stories from her past which have to be heard...A bittersweet tale of the north/south divide, it reveals how ashy teenage girl defied the circumstances into which she was bornand went on to become one of her generation's greatestdramatists.Adelle Stripe's 'outstanding debut novel' of Andrea Dunbar'slife is adapted for the stage by Lisa Holdsworth. This edition waspublished to coincide with the stage premiere at the AmbassadorTheatre, Bradford in May 2019.