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a-hull

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

The condition of a sailing vessel which is obliged, because of heavy weather, to heave to under bare poles with its helm a-lee in order to ride out the storm.

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Vinegar Tom

Michael Patterson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Plays

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 315 words.

A: Caryl Churchill Pf: 1976, Hull Pb: 1978 G: Hist. drama in 21 scenes; prose with songs S: An

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Bouncers

Michael Patterson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Plays

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 302 words.

A: John Godber W: 1977–84 Pf: Amateur: 1977, Edinburgh; professional: 1984, Hull Pb: 1987 G: Com. in 2

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Bouncers

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights).

A: John Godber W: 1977–84 Pf: Amateur: 1977, Edinburgh; professional: 1984, Hull null...

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Vinegar Tom

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights).

A: Caryl Churchill Pf: 1976, Hull Pb: 1978 G: Hist. drama in...

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Up 'n' Under

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights).

A: John Godber Pf: 1984, Edinburgh Pb: 1985 G: Com. in 2...

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Thompson, Benjamin (1775/6–1816), playwright and translator

John Russell Stephens.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Education. 890 words.

Thompson, Benjamin (1775/6–1816), playwright and translator, was the son of Benjamin Blaydes Thompson, a merchant and magistrate of Kingston upon Hull and Eastdale, Yorkshire, and his wife,...

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Hull, Henry

Melissa Vickery-Bareford.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Film. 879 words.

Hull, Henry (03 October 1890–08 March 1977), actor and playwright, was born in Louisville, Kentucky, the son of William M. Hull, a drama critic for the Louisville Courier-Journal, and...

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Bridges, Thomas (b. 1710?, d. in or after 1775), playwright and novelist

Joseph Knight.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 592 words.

Bridges, Thomas (b. 1710?, d. in or after 1775), playwright and novelist, was a native of Hull, in which town his father was a physician of some repute. Thomas Bridges was a wine merchant,...

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