In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- ‘It was a short story which I turned into a playlet,’ he explains gleefully.
- Not all of Tennessee Williams's unpublished or forgotten playlets deserve staging.
- There may be a pun on suite, as in a set of pieces, but not on sweet, which is hardly the taste these playlets leave in the mouth.
- The Bedroom, the title of the first playlet, is the bedroom of a well to do nobleman and his wife.
- Confronted with divine works, the characters in Terrence McNally's two playlets react with decidedly profane thoughts.
- The Sondheim revues work as well as they do because so often the songs are inherently dramatic, almost playlets in their own right.
- Wilson doesn't force the show into a succession of playlets, but he gives the dramatic potential of each song a free run.
- He doesn't create elaborate conceits or mini - playlets, either.
- Wiltshire County Council has got together with two drama groups to produce five playlets which will be performed for new councillors after the county council elections in May.
- More than 300 children, aged between four and seven, participated in different items including songs, nursery rhymes, playlets, story telling and fancy dress competition.
- Sometimes they were monologues, sometimes they were playlets.
- The playlets revolved around interesting situations like that of a naive, conservative and traditional mother whose teenage daughter breaks the news of her pregnancy.
- This comic playlet aspires to be nothing more than an erudite pantomime.
- So if these religious playlets are essentially such crowd pleasers, why aren't they staged more often?
- It surfaces in all three playlets, where fathers bring death.
- The young people involved will develop five playlets covering each of the county council's main aims.
- Thirty pupils, aged eight and nine, put the reminiscences into words and music when they performed playlets and songs at Devizes Library with members of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra.
- There are a number of terrifying playlets dotted through the book.
- This propels three playlets showing how, depending on trifles, the evening may turn out in three different ways, variously affecting four lives.
- In performance, each sonnet is presented twice; even so, it is not easy to make the connection with the resulting playlets.
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