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David Selbourne Biography (1937-)
Born June 4, 1937, in London, England; son of Henri Armand Hugh (a physician)and Sulamith (Amiel) Selbourne. Addresses: Contact--c/o Xandra Hardie, 9 Elsworthy Terr., London NW3 3DR, England.
- Birth Details
- June 4, 1937
- London, England
- The Play of William Cooper and Edmund Dew-Nevett (three-act), produced atNorthcott Theatre, Exeter, England, 1968, published by Methuen, 1968.
- The Two-Backed Beast (two-act), produced at Everyman Theatre, Liverpool,England, 1968, published by Methuen, 1969.
- Dorabella (fourteen scenes), produced at Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1969, published by Methuen, 1970.
- Samson, produced at Soho Theatre, London, 1971, published by Calder &Boyars, 1970.
- The Damned, published by Methuen, 1971.
- Alison Mary Fagan, produced at Downstate Theatre, Auckland, New Zealand,1972, published by Calder & Boyars, 1971.
- Class Play (one-act), produced at Round House Theatre, London, 1973, published by Hutchinson, 1973.
- Three Class Plays (for children; includes three one-act plays), producedat Round House Theatre, 1973.
- Two Plays for Children (both one-acts; includes "What's Acting?" and "Think of a Story, Quickly!"), produced at Cockpit Theatre, London, 1977, published by Edward Arnold, 1977.
- A Woman's Trial (also known as Shrimatir Bichar) produced in Bengali at People's Little Theatre, Calcutta, India, 1982.
- Also author of the unpublished and unproduced plays The Tragedy of Miss Rosie Rose, 1975, Gehenna, 1977, and Sunday Times, 1978.
- Brook's Dream: The Politics of Theatre, Action Books (London), 1974.
- An Eye to China, Black Liberator Press (London), 1975, 2nd edition, Orient Longman, 1978.
- An Eye to India: The Unmasking of a Tyranny, Penguin, 1977.
- Through the Indian Looking-Glass: Selected Articles on India, 1976-1980,Zed Press, 1982.
- The Making of a Midsummer Night's Dream: An Eye-Witness Account of PeterBrook's Production, Methuen, 1982.
- Against Socialist Illusion: A Radical Argument, Macmillan, 1984.
- (Editor) In Theory and in Practice: Essays on the Politics of JayaprakashNarayan, Oxford University Press (New Delhi), 1985, Oxford University Press(New York), 1986.
- Left Behind: Journeys into British Politics, J. Cape, 1987.
- A Doctor's Life: The Diaries of Hugh Selbourne, J. Cape, 1989.
- Death of the Dark Hero: Eastern Europe, 1987-90, J. Cape, 1990.
- Also author of The Spirit of the Age: An Account of Our Times, 1993.
- Contributor to periodicals in England and the United States, including Harper's, New Statesman, New Society, Guardian, and World Press Review.
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