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Townsend Plays

Secret Diary of Adrian Mole / Womberang / Bazaar and Rummage / Groping for Words / Great Celestial Cow
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A play by one of Britain's best-selling writers

Bazaar and Rummage brings together a neurotic do-gooder, a trainee social worker and three agoraphobics who have been persuaded to venture out of their homes to run a jumble sale. "As a study of agoraphobia, Bazaar and written with great verve, style and wit." (Benedict Nightingale); Set in an adult literacy class where the student's fear of ignorance is as much of a handicap as their inability to read, Groping for Words is a "close up of the social scrap-heap, written in a fine vein of comic indignation and giving a voice to people whose lives are mainly spent in queues and waiting rooms." (Irving Wardle, The Times); Womberang shows free spirit Rita Onions bringing joy and anarchy to the grim waiting-room of a gynaecology clinic. "A daydream of mastered fear" (New Society)

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December 2013 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: Townsend Plays: 1: Secret Diary of Adrian Mole; Womberang; Bazaar and Rummage; Groping for Words; Great Celestial Cow (Contemporary Dramatists)
Author(s): Sue Townsend
Publisher: Methuen Drama
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