The Third Half
Other Plays by Greg Norminton
Norminton, Greg (aka Gregory Norminton, British playwright, actor, novelist, 19__-____), “The Third Half,”
a __-minute comedy in English, set in _________, England, April 1, 1997,
© 1997 by Greg Norminton;
• in Greg Norminton’s The Third Half (Burton Joyce, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom: The Playwrights Publishing Co., 1997), 54 pp., ISBN 1873130147, ISBN 9781873130148;
• script/rights available from The Playwrights Publishing Co., Liz Breeze and Tony Breeze, 70 Nottingham Road, Burton Joyce, Notts, NG14 5AL, United Kingdom, telephone 01159313356, listed by Amazon.co.uk, http://www.amazon.co.uk, accessed July 21, 2001;
_____ (m), old college friend; _____ (m), old college friend; _____ (f), _____.
“Two men meet many years after being at college together. Flashbacks disclose much Hannah meant to them at the time—to one a sister and to the other a lover—but Hannah is longer with them—she was, but no longer is, their ‘third half.’”—The Playwrights Publishing Co, http://www.geocities.com/playwrightspublishingco/playwrightsoneact.html, accessed July 21, 2001.
Actor and prize-winning playwright. Several short stories and his dramatisation of EM Forster's THE MACHINE STOPS have been broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and he has completed a short story collection NOTES FROM THE ENCLOSURE (ms available, Russia: AST^). On the Iowa International Writers Programme 2003 and Writer in Residence at Magdalene, Cambridge, 2006. SERIOUS THINGS will be published by Sceptre in 2008 (ms available, 85,000 words). Also the author of SHIP OF FOOLS (UK: Sceptre and six languages).—Gregory Norminton - Blake Friedmann, http://www.blakefriedmann.co.uk/bookClients/_193/, accessed September 28, 2008.
Research could include Gregory Norminton's novel The Ship of Fools, reviewed at http://home.iprimus.com.au/laurapalmer/shipoffools.htm.
brother-sister relationship, college, courtship, death, flashback, longtime friendship, male bonding, reminiscence, loss.