Early 1960s, Yorkshire. Farm labourer George is cast in an amateur staging of the York Mystery Plays. His world is shaken when he falls for metropolitan assistant director John and the two men embark on a clandestine affair. Peter Gill's influential play is not only a finely drawn love story; it is also a touching reflection on the rival forces of family, class, and the origins and ownership of art. The York Realist was premiered by the English Touring Theatre at The Lowry, Salford Quays in November 2001; it moved to the ...

The York Realist 2018, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571347858


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York Realist 2001, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571212088