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The slab boys

by John Byrne

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Published by S. French in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby John Byrne.
The Physical Object
Pagination112 p. :
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17907524M
ISBN 10057361914X
OCLC/WorldCa10570962

Start studying Slab Boys- analysis. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. sweetheart. Soon as i've got a good wee bank book I'm showing that swine the door" Sadie's class and gender means shelacks job prospects and so money therefore her dreams coming to fruition is unrealistic. Hector is the. Read "The Slab Boys Trilogy" by John Byrne available from Rakuten Kobo. Spanning the s to the 70s, the plays capture the rebellious mood of a post-war generation growing up to a backdrop o 4/5.

The slab boys By John Byrne. It is the wit of John Byrne's script which lingers in the memory. But there's so much more to this play, and the other two – 'Cuttin' a rug' and 'Still life' – which make up 'The slab boys trilogy'. Nostalgic but unsentimental, a grim reality lurked behind the boys’ bravado. The problem with THE SLAB BOYS is the limited appeal. It`s based on a stage play - And boy does it show with its static locations - set in a Paisley dye factory in the late s. I know Paisley fairly better than the majority of IMDB members because I used to shop there for clothes, but watching a film about a Paisley factory won`t appeal.

  Filled with exaggerations and melodrama, The Slab Boys, depending on your taste, could be considered either a masterpiece, much like Phil’s underappreciated artwork, or a peculiar mismatch. A genius touch to the film’s rich visual style is the sequence of comic book animations throughout from the opening titles, to a punch, to a moment of.   Now considered one of Scotland's defining literary works of the twentieth century, the Slab Boys Trilogy premiered at the Traverse back in the late s and early 80s taking Scotland, then Britain, and then Broadway quickly by storm. The Traverse revived the Slab Boys Trilogy for the theatre's fortieth anniversary in November Pages:


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I and my wife attended the premiere of The Slab Boys with Bill Gardiner playing Hector. We enjoyed watching our son in a magical film and we will enjoy watching the DVD.

I am afraid you are getting a biased review from a proud father, but I do not care if it is. The Slab Boys trilogy is a genuine masterpiece and should be essential Reading the three plays has been an absolute delight and every page has examples of the brilliance of John Byrne’s writing.

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It is a Friday in Phil, Spanky and Hector are young lads working in a /5. “The Slab Boys” is the first and most substantial play in John Byrne’s trilogy. Set in in Glasgow it has been claimed as a landmark in the Scottish theatre of the last century. It was subsequently filmed but met with no great success in that medium/5(10).

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Exuberant social piece of observation cinema that concentrates on the boys' obsessions with lust, music and 'getting out'/10(3).

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The Slab Boys is masterly in its combination of wry observation, critical creativity and prickly comedy. This is a timely and welcome revival, partly because the play itself is such a wonderful work and too many good Scottish dramas endure their afterlife only in that circle of hell which is a library shelf, and partly because it brings to life.

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All subsequent references, with the exception of Nova Scotia, are to this edition. The Slab Boys was first performed at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, in Aprilwith a number of subsequent revivals and a television version.

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Personal / Reflective Writing; Persuasive and Discursive.The Slab Boys runs from 12 February – 7 March and then transfers to King’s Theatre, Edinburgh from 10 – 14 March. For more information and to book tickets please visit: The Slab Boys Febru Citizens Theatre, Glasgow He has contributed chapters to The Suspect Culture Book (Oberon), Dear Green Sounds: Glasgow's Music Through Time and Buildings (Waverley) & Scotland (Eklesia), & co-edited a special Arts and Human Rights edition of the Journal of Arts & Communities (Intellect).

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