Screenplay by Stephen
Poliakoff, published by Methuen Drama in 1991.
Reprinted in collection Stephen Poliakoff Plays: 3, published by Methuen Drama in 1998.
An earlier Poliakoff play called Hitting Town (1976 ) bears a great resemblance to CME and might have been a "rough draft".
1. Read by Sinclair Bryant:
Memories of Things Past (A La Recerche du Temps Perdu) by Marcel Proust. Also known as Remembrance of Things Past and In Search of Lost Time. Originally published 1913-1927, widely available in reprints. This work is a series of seven autobiographical novels; titles are assigned/translated in various ways.2. The above books are also being adapted into graphic novels by Stephane Heuet, (so far there are only two).
3. Biography/Criticism of Proust
4. Screenplay based on Proust’s novels:
A La Recherche du Temps Perdu: The Proust Screenplay, Harold Pinter: Grove Press, 1978. (Never filmed).5. Biography of Charles Nathan Haas, person on whom character of Charles Swann is based:
Swan’s Way, Henri Raczymow: Northwestern University Press, 2002.6. Plays by Stephen Poliakoff
7. About Stephen Poliakoff:
Angry Young People—The Working-Class Adolescent in Contemporary English Drama as Portrayed in Selected Plays by Peter Terson, Barrie Keeffe, Nigel Williams and Stephen Poliakoff, Spencer C. G. Gates: New York University, 1990 (doctoral dissertation).8. About London’s Docklands:
The New British Drama—Fourteen Playwrights since Osborne and Pinter, Oleg Kerensky: Taplinger, 1977.
See pp. 245-264.
Docklands in the Making—the Redevelopment of the Isle of Dogs 1981-1996,
Alan Cox: Athlone Press, 1995.