RepositoryFalmouth University (GB 3241)
Ref NoCPA1/243
Alt Ref NoNotebook 52
Date1991 Dec -1992 Sep
Extent1 item
Writing regarding a 3 week trip to the US made by Nick in relation to an American production of Dead Monkey by Sabrina Guinness includes notes on plane journey regarding clouds and pollution, Santa Monica Beach, breakfast at Patrick's and aerobics on beach
Dead Monkey screenplay - scene by scene breakdown (1-43)
Dress rehearsal of Ting Tang Mine at Treviglos School December 3rd 1991 - notes crossed out as dealt with.
Antigones projects - notes on a year's advance plannning including structure, timetable,dates of performances and schedule for managing rehearsals
Directions of how to get to the Acorn Theatre in Penzance
Notes on a potential character who visits Selfridges food Hall and observes the 50 varieties of different fish, related to idea of economics in food
Notes for a posible meeting with Ian Amos -Nick's agent for a period (post Peggy - first Agent at ICM) outlining a list of ongoing projects and pending work
Notes for Hudson Freight Screenplay
Notes for a call mentioning ongoing projects to Jane Clarke head of Westcountry TV 'touting for work'
A short preparatory piece for the characters Guy, Cedric, Joy, Timothy in Great Storm
p65 Notes on Antigones project at St Austell with further notes written at St Austell station relating to Great Storm
Note of potential title 'The funny side of suicide'
Contact details for dealing with schools for Antigones/Hells Mouth project.
p81 'Man shot in Head at Knees up'- 'Brain Surgeon given Elbow', interesting headlines from Cornish Guardian future use unknown
Notes on rock formation.
Notes on visit to Bedruthan caves on April 19th and the discovery of a dead Ganet on the beach on April 17th
p93 Research for Hells Mouth - includes the investiture of a new Duchess of Cornwall after an aborted attempt at independence
p91 Notes drawing a comparison between the working practices of architects and playwrights and the similarities that exist between them.
p95 Long piece of writing about relationship with Jane and his mother, written just after the move to Cornwall, leading into discussion about talent, process, with further writing on comparison with architects (p103-5), which he used for school work relating to Hells Mouth.
Instruction to self to be more positive
Newspaper cuttings regarding lost fishermen at sea, statistics on rural populations, stowaways, Michael Jordan Nike (featured in Hells Mouth), democracy and letters to Guardian
Notes on Kernow Dollar, Count of Finchley and Cornish national identity related to Hells Mouth
Short piece about wreck on Bedruthan drawing comparisons with artillery fire
Sections of dialogue for Hells Mouth
Ticket information for Hells Mouth at Launceston
Notes on conversation with Ruben Chapman - Farmer at Bedruthan
Note on Cedric (character in Great Storm) at back of notebook.
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