Bryony Lavery Biography (1947-)

Born December 21, 1947, in Wakefield, Yorkshire, England. Addresses: Office--40 Ridgdale St., London E3 2TW, England. Agent--Jonathan Clowes Ltd.,22 Prince Albert Rd., London NW1 7ST, England.

Nationality
England
Gender
Female
Birth Details
December 21, 1947
Wakefield, Yorkshire, England

Famous Works

  • Credits; STAGE WORK; APPEARANCES
  • The Adventures of Robyn Hood (pantomime), produced at Drill Hall, London,1988.
  • Rose/Raven/Auntie/Reindeer, The Snow Queen, produced at Drill Hall, London, 1989.
  • Credits; STAGE WORK; DIRECTOR
  • Missing (also see below), produced at Old Half Moon Theatre, London, 1981, then Colchester and Essex, 1981.
  • Female Trouble (cabaret; also see below), produced at Theatre Space, London, 1981.
  • "Under Exposure," and (co-director, with Nona Shepphard) "The Mrs.
  • Docherties," in Homelands (double bill), produced by Theatre Centre Women's Company, Drill Hall, London, 1985.
  • Also directed I Was Too Young at the Time to Understand Why My Mother WasCrying (also see below), produced in London, 1976; Sharing (also see below),produced in London, 1976; Grandmother's Footsteps (also see below), producedin London, 1977; The Catering Service (also see below), produced in London,1977; Helen and Her Friends (also see below), produced in London, 1978; Bag (also see below), produced in London, 1979; The Joker (for children; also seebelow), produced in London, 1980; The Family Album (also see below), producedin London, 1980; with Su Elliott, Sally Greenwood, and Pippa Sparkes, The Wandsworth Warmers (cabaret; also see below), produced in London, 1984; Over and Out (also see below), produced in various cities, 1985; The Wandsworth Warmers Christmas Carol Concert (also see below), produced in London, 1985; Unbridled Passions (also see below), produced in London, 1986; and Madagascar (forchildren; also see below), produced in London, 1987.
  • Writings;PLAYS
  • Missing, produced at Old Half Moon Theatre, London, 1981, then Colchesterand Essex, 1981.
  • (With Patrick Barlow) Zulu, produced by National Theatre Company of Brent, I.C.A. Theatre, London, 1981.
  • Female Trouble (cabaret), produced at Theatre Space, London, 1981.
  • The Black Hole of Calcutta, produced at Drill Hall, London, 1982.
  • (With Patrick Barlow and Susan Todd) Gotterdammerung (also known as Twilight of the Gods), produced by National Theatre Company of Brent, Tricycle Theatre, London, 1982.
  • For Maggie, Betty and Ida, produced at Drill Hall, London, 1982.
  • More Female Trouble (cabaret), produced at Drill Hall, London, 1982, thenTricycle Theatre, 1983.
  • (With Yvonne Allen, Annie Lewis, Geoff Parker, Tracy Thomas, Isobel Ward,and Elly Wilkie) Cocktail Cabaret, produced by Graeae Theatre Company, DrillHall, London, 1984.
  • Calamity, produced by Monstrous Regiment, Tricycle Theatre, London, 1984.
  • Origin of the Species, produced in Birmingham, 1984, then at Drill Hall,London, 1985.
  • Witchcraze, produced by Women's Theatre Group, Battersea Arts Centre, London, 1985.
  • (Lyricist) Getting Through, various cities, 1985, then Theatre Centre's Women's Company, Drill Hall, London, 1987.
  • (With Sally Owen and L. Ortolja) Mummy: A Family Who Cheated Death, produced by Women's Comedy Workshop, Drill Hall, London, 1987.
  • Puppet States, produced by Women's Comedy Workshop, Riverside Studios, London, 1988.
  • Kitchen Matters, produced at Theatre Upstairs, London, 1990, then Gay Sweatshop, Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, 1991.
  • Her Aching Heart, produced by Women's Theatre Group, Oval House, London,1990, then I.C.A., London, 1991.
  • Wicked, produced by Clean Break Theatre Company, Oval House, London, 1990.
  • (With Nona Shepphard) Peter Pan (based on the book by J. M. Barrie), produced by Dramatrix Productions, Drill Hall, London, 1991.
  • Also author of Of All Living, produced in London, 1967; Days at Court, produced in London, 1968; Warbeck, produced in London, 1969;I Was Too Young atthe Time to Understand Why My Mother Was Crying, produced in London, 1976; Sharing, produced in London, 1976; with Peter Leabourne, Germany Calling, produced in London, 1976; Grandmother's Footsteps, produced in London, 1977; The Catering Service, produced in London, 1977; with others, Floorshow, produced in London, 1978; Helen and Her Friends, produced in London, 1978; Bag, produced in London, 1979; The Wild Bunch (for children), produced in London, 1979; Sugar and Spice (for children), produced in Ipswich, and Suffolk, 1979; Unemployment: An Occupational Hazard? (for children), produced in London, 1979; adapter, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (based on a novel by Anita Loos), produced inLondon, 1980; The Joker (for children), produced in London, 1980; The FamilyAlbum, produced in London, 1980; Hot Time, produced in London, 1984; Uniformand Uniformed, and Numerical Man (published in Masks and Faces), Macmillan, 1984; with Su Elliott, Sally Greenwood, and Pippa Sparkes, The Wandsworth Warmers (cabaret), produced in London, 1984; The Zulu Hut Club (for children), produced in London, 1984; The Wandsworth Warmers Christmas Carol Concert, produced in London, 1985; Over and Out, various cities, 1985; Snakes, produced inLondon, 1985; Unbridled Passions, produced in London, 1986; Sore Points (forchildren), produced in London, 1986; Madagascar (for children), produced in London, 1987; The Headless Body, produced in London, 1987.
  • Writings;RADIO PLAYS
  • Also author of radio plays, including Changes at Work (series), 1970, Fire the Life-Giver, 1979, Uniform and Uniformed, 1983, and Numerican Man, 1983.
  • Writings;TELEVISION PLAYS
  • Also contributing author of Revolting Women (series), 1981.

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