Sing Yer Heart Out for the Lads epub by Roy Williams
(Modern Plays)

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Saturday 7 October 2000. England v Germany, The King George v The Duke of York. Keegan resigns and Barry plays a blinder. Tensions erupt in a South London pub as England lose again.

First produced at the National Theatre in 2002, Sing Yer Hearts Out for the Lads became a controversial classic exploring racial tension against the backdrop of an England football match watched in a south London pub.

The play highlights how a surface acceptance of racial differences is easily destoryed leading to violent escalation and the polarisation of racial groups.

 

About Roy Williams

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Roy Williams graduated from Rose Bruford in 1995 with a first class BA Hons Degree in Writing. The No Boys Cricket Club won him a nomination for New Writer of the Year by the Writers' Guild of Great Britain. His most recent work includes The Gift (2000), Clubland (2001), Little Sweet Thing (2005), and Slow Time (developed as part of the National Theatre's education programme, 2005).
 
Published September 20, 2006 by Methuen Drama. 111 pages
Genres: Arts & Photography, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment. Non-fiction

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