My name, shall I tell you my name? : playscript and theater program
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Irish playwright Christina Reid, also known as Amelia Reid, was born in Belfast in 1942. Most of her plays are set in her hometown and tell the stories of women's lives amid the social and political tumult of Northern Ireland. Reid has written seven plays that have been performed in Northern Ireland, England, and New York. In addition, she wrote several radio plays in the late 1980s. Reid was awarded the Ulster Television Drama award in 1980 forDid You Hear the One about the Irishman . . . ?, the Thames Television Playwriting award in 1983 for Tea in a China Cup, the George Devine Award in 1986 for The Belle of Belfast City, and the Giles Cooper Award in 1986 for The Last of a Dyin' Race.
"Christina Reid." Contemporary Authors Online (reproduced in Biography Resource Center). http://galenet.galegroup.com/servlet/BioRC (accessed February 5, 2007).
This small collection contains two undated items related to Christina Reid's play,My Name, Shall I Tell You My Name?, which was adapted from her radio play of the same title. The play consists of a dialogue between a Protestant loyalist and his granddaughter. Yew Theatre presented the world stage premiere of Christina Reid's My Name, Shall I Tell You My Name? at the Dublin Theatre Festival in 1989. This collection includes an undated playscript distributed by Alan Brodie Representation, International Creative Management (London), and a theater program for a production of the play by the Yew Theater Company of Ireland.
Box 48, F0747: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0099 manuscript boxes.
Gift of Bernard McKenna, September 2005.
Processed by Karalee Kopreski, October 2005. Encoded by Debra Johnson, March 2007.
- University of Delaware Library Special Collections
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- University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
- Finding Aid Date
- 2007 February 5
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London: Alan Brodie Representation, International Creative Management, undated.Physical Description
Typescript with handwritten annotations, unbound with ICM paper covers, 118 pp. (121 leaves)
Theater program for Yew Theatre Company, Ballina, Co. Mayo, Ireland.