by Olwen Wymark. Full Length Play, Drama / 3m, 5f. At the age of twenty, Verity was charged by the police with damaging a chair by fire in the mental hospital. Find Me [Olwen Wymark] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. At the age of twenty, Verity was charged by the police with damaging a chair by. Olwen Wymark’s play Find Me is a disturbing play about mental illness and difference. The play is based on the true story of “Verity Taylor” (not.

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This page was last edited on 27 Augustat wymafk Please update your billing details here to continue enjoying your subscription. Olwen Wymark 14 February — 14 June was an Je writer and playwright. As the children grew, so did her own career in the following decade. Cast Attributes Flexible casting. Jean rated it it was amazing Jun 06, Please update your billing information. Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Although I have never written ‘a commercial’ play, I have to sell my work.

Additional Info At the o,wen of twenty, Verity was charged by the police with damaging a chair by fire in the mental hospital were she was a patient. No trivia or quizzes yet. Oct 03, Charlie May rated it really liked it. Charles DickensShaun Sutton.

Wymark based the play on the true story of Verity Taylor not her real namewho at the age of 20 was charged with burning a mee in the wy,ark ward of a mental hospital where she was a patient. Stephen Allen rated it it was amazing May 28, She torments me, Edward.


To ask other readers questions about Find Meplease sign up. Linda rated it it was amazing May 15, Olwn brilliant book, much better than I expected due to the fact that it was required reading from one of my courses.

I like the characters and the Brachtian layout made it all the more interesting. Jan 01, Michael Spendelow rated it it was ok.

A Day in the Life. I like the exploration of the theme of madness and it certainly has been of use to me.

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Olwen Wymark

She was remanded in custody to Holloway Prison wyark three months and after a trial at Canterbury Crown Court was admitted to Broadmoor.

Books by Olwen Wymark. American-born but long resident in England, Olwen Wymark was a prolific writer of drama for the stage, television and radio. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Languages Cymraeg Edit olwwn. In an interview with Contemporary Authors: Lindsay rated it really liked it Jul 14, In November at the age of twenty, Verity Taylor was charged by the police with the damage of a chair by fire, value six pounds, in a locked ward of a mental hospital where she was a patient. About Choosing the plays.

Emma rated it it was ok Jul 17, Her most successful play was Find Me[2] about mental illness, which is still used as a set text for drama qualifications in UK schools. As this book was needed for a course, I struggled to get into it a first, but once I did I read it all in one sitting and I would read it again for pleasure.


Feb 28, Bella rated it it was amazing. Reece rated it it was amazing Feb 23, I made her turn it off and then she started dancing and stamping around the room and butting her head against the bed pretending to be a car. Want to Read saving…. One critic found the headiness of it all too much, suggesting that she was defeated by her own verbal flair.

Verity acts up, runs away and behaves wmark ways that are unacceptable in our society, but at no time does she seem a candidate for institutionalisation. The original gave the name of Wymark’s father as Philip Wymark Buck. Dec 25, Sophie rated it liked it. A Christmas Carol Sutton.

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The thought of this high-spirited, feisty girl wumark away for life is horrendous. Enrolling at University College London, she promptly fell in love with a fellow student from Grimsby, Patrick Cheeseman, who dropped out of his English literature course to train as an actor at the Old Vic theatre school. Blog Statshits. Her husband was British actor Patrick Wymarkwith whom she had four children: Charles DickensJohn Mortimer. Cassie rated it liked it Jun 14, Chloe rated it really liked it Sep 26,