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Plot Synopsis: Terrified of ageing, a caravan casanova changes wives every decade, until a woman of the 90's challenges his delusory routine.
Original Production Details.
Venue: Old Red Lion, Islington
Director: Dee Hart
Designer: Naomi Wilkinson
Judy's first produced play.
Revived in 1998 with a cast of Saul Cambridge (Carney), Sally Grey (Tricia), and Peter Stead (Nym). Directed by Jenny Eastop. Designer Beth Hannant.
Both productions were part of London New Play Festival
Available in play anthology "Best of the Fest". See Judy's books for details.
Plot Synopsis: Hayley's gang of teenage riot girls are on a lust-or-bust rampage in their tired seaside town. Enter a young, hands-on policeman, Daniel, who owns a room full of women's shoes.
Daniel and Hayley share a desire for danger, sexual release and the need to fulfil their dreams. How will they solve the confusion between lust and love, violence and tenderness in this cynical world?
Original Production Details.
Date: December 1994
Venue: Theatre Upstairs, The Royal Court
Director: Ian Rickson
Designer: Jeremy Herbert
|Man 1&2/Psychologist/Store Detective||Michael Packer|
Made into a film in 2002. See Judy's film work for details
Ashes in Japan - Features pictures from the Half Moon theatre production in 2002.
Ashes and Sand film stills - Features pictures from the 2002 film production.
Play available in Judy Upton - Plays:1 from Methuen. See Judy's books for details.
A new production of Ashes and Sand was staged by RADA for their Autumn 2011 season, between 24th November and 3rd December
|Young Man, Doctor, Store detective, Psychologist, Man||Henry Anthony|
Judy's most famous play returned to Brighton in 2012 ...
Tuesday 6th November-Saturday 10th November 2012 (5 nights) at Brighton
Directed by: Ella Thompson
Synopsis:- Set in Brighton, a tale of a teenage girl gang led by 15year-old gang leader Hayley who attack solitary men on the seafront and rob them. Daniel, a young police sergeant, who the girls all fancy, especially Hayley, who is infatuated with him to the point of obsession, is determined to put a stop to their activities. Hayley is equally determined to stalk and seduce Daniel, to the dismay of his partner, and whisk him and the gang to Bali on the proceeds of their robberies.
|Doctor/Man/Young Man||Neil Turk|
|Psychologist/Store Detective||Mattew Cullen|
Short cuts to Judy's other play pages.
Plays (page 1) - Everlasting Rose/Ashes and Sand (this page)
Plays (page 2) - Temple/The Shorewatchers' House
Plays (Page 3) - Bruises/Stealing Souls
Plays (Page 4) - Sunspots/People on the River
Plays (Page 5) - To Blusher with Love/Pig in the Middle
Plays (Page 6) - The Girlz/Know Your Rights
Plays (Page 7) - Confidence/The Ballad of a Thin Man
Plays (Page 8) - Sliding with Suzanne/Hotmail from Helsinki
Plays (Page 9) - Team Spirit/Grandma was a Mermaid
Plays (page 10) - Echoes and Shadows
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