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Andrea Dunbar (I) (1961–1990)

Andrea Dunbar was brought up on the deprived Buttershaw Estate in Bradford, which was the setting of her three plays. She had three children by different fathers. Her first play, The Arbor, was written for a Certificate of Secondary Education drama course and found its way into the London Royal Court Theatre's Young Writer's Festival. This was ... See full bio »

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 1987 Rita, Sue and Bob Too! (based on the stage plays by) / (written by)
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 2010 The Arbor (Documentary)

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Three plays - The Arbor; Rita, Sue and Bob Too; Shirley

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She died in 1990 of a brain haemorrhage in The Beacon pub, a few years after it had been used as the location for the Black Lace "Gang Bang" scenes in the film Rita, Sue and Bob Too! (1987) which she wrote. See more »

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