Shakers By John Godber

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Genre
Comedy
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Period
1985
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Themes
Love, Relationships, Control, Sexism and Betrayal
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Plot
4 girls try to forget their aching feet and the long night ahead by dreaming of very different lives. They mimic and mock their endless stream of customers. It ranges from ladies on their night outs and lads with their group.
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Character : Adele
Adele is opposite of Carol. Life is fun. First encounter with a man when she was 16, but it was OK as he was a teacher at school. Delivered one of the funniest exchanges in play and it was about the Voodoo-Zombie cocktail.
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Style
A farce - Sequence of quick-fire humour, interspersed with serious monologues. Each character has a distinct personality. As the story unfolds they take turns to explain their character to the audience.
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How John Goober wrote it...
Sensitive and witty dialogue allows a glimpse at the lives of the young female protagonists.
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1985

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Love, Relationships, Control, Sexism and Betrayal

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4 girls try to forget their aching feet and the long night ahead by dreaming of very different lives. They mimic and mock their endless stream of customers. It ranges from ladies on their night outs and lads with their group.

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Adele is opposite of Carol. Life is fun. First encounter with a man when she was 16, but it was OK as he was a teacher at school. Delivered one of the funniest exchanges in play and it was about the Voodoo-Zombie cocktail.

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