Plays Directory : Roots

The information below is intended to give you a brief guide to the show and highlight some of the other The Mandy Network members who have also been involved in this show.

  • Author
    Arnold Wesker
  • Overview
    Roots is the second play by Arnold Wesker in The Wesker Trilogy. The first part is Chicken Soup with Barley and the final play I'm Talking about Jerusalem. Roots focuses on Beatie Bryant as she makes the transition from being an uneducated working-class woman obsessed with Ronnie, her unseen liberal boyfriend, to a woman who can express herself and the struggles of her time. It is written in the country dialect of the people on which it focuses, and is considered to be one of Wesker's Kitchen Sink Dramas.

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Connected mandy members:

Aimee Sharples
Aimee Sharples
Costume Supervisor
2008, Work Experience
Radina Vasileva
2007, dancer
Alex Forward
Alex Forward
2007, Stan Man
The Junction, Cambridge
Garry Jenkins
2002, Frankie Bryant
Jessica Andrews
1999, Beattie
Thomas Armstrong
1975, Jimmy Beales
Gateway Theatre
Michael Slater
1962, Mr Bryant
The Living Theatre, Leicester