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A Dramatic Beginning

Arbery Publications' first four titles are the scripts of one-man plays by Martin Foreman, following successful productions in London and Edinburgh. In Angel a priest must choose between his desire and his faith. Now We are Pope finds eccentric writer Frederick Rolfe (1860-1913) on the last day of his life. In Tadzio Speaks . . . the silent symbol of beauty from Thomas Mann's and Luchino Visconti's Death and Venice finally finds his voice.

Angel  by Martin Foreman

ISBN 978-0-9933546-2-5
soft cover, 51pp

"four stars . . . well-written script tackling hefty issues" broadwaybaby.com
Californian Lives by Martin Foreman

ISBN 978-0-9933546-3-2
soft cover, 58pp

"utterly convincing portraits of love" Broadway World
Now We Are Pope by Martin Foreman

ISBN 978-0-9933546-0-1
soft cover, 45pp

"eloquent and insightful
. . . wonderfully believable"
Everything Theatre
Tadzio Speaks . . .  by Martin Foreman

ISBN 978-0-9933546-1-8
soft cover, 52pp

"words always deeply poetic"
Views from the Gods

Martin Foreman is the author of two novels (Weekend and The Butterfly's Wing) and two short story collections (A Sense of Loss and First and Fiftieth) as well as non-fiction and journalism. He began writing for the stage in 2012, with four one-man plays which won the Solo Festival New Writing Award for that year. Other one-(wo)man plays followed and were successfully produced in several theatres in London and at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2013 and 2014. In 2016 he directed J B Priestley's one-act play The Rose and Crown at the Edinburgh Fringe to four-star reviews.


Arbery Publications is an offshoot of Arbery Books, the UK's premier dealer of old and rare books & ephemera of lesbian, gay and transgender interest.

The playscripts published by Arbery Publications were first produced by Arbery Productions.

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