Resident Alien: Quentin Crisp explains it all

From his overcrowded and famously filthy East Village apartment, England s most famous ex pat wit is waiting to tell you how to be happy.As he awaits the arrival of the mysterious Mr Brown and Mr Black, the 91 year old Professor of Style expounds his own unique vision of the world He gives us his personal recipe for self fulfilment as he dissects life, the twentieth centuFrom his overcrowded and famously filthy East Village apartment, England s most famous ex pat wit is waiting to tell you how to be happy.As he awaits the arrival of the mysterious Mr Brown and Mr Black, the 91 year old Professor of Style expounds his own unique vision of the world He gives us his personal recipe for self fulfilment as he dissects life, the twentieth century and subjects as diverse as Princess Diana, Oprah Winfrey and oral sex Never try to keep up with the Jones s Drag them down to your level it s cheaper Based on the life and writings of Quentin Crisp, Resident Alien was first staged at the Bush Theatre, London, where Crisp was played by Bette Bourne The show subsequently opened at the New York Theatre Workshop, where Bette Borne was awarded an OBIE for his performance Resident Alien turns a solitary man into a singular entertainment Time Out The great majority of this absorbing monologue consists of Crisp s own words wisely Fountain doesn t attempt any trudge through the life story Instead, Crisp treats us to his views on television, oral sex, the nature of style and the secret of happiness Daily Telegraph
Resident Alien Quentin Crisp explains it all From his overcrowded and famously filthy East Village apartment England s most famous ex pat wit is waiting to tell you how to be happy As he awaits the arrival of the mysterious Mr Brown and Mr Blac

  • Title: Resident Alien: Quentin Crisp explains it all
  • Author: Tim Fountain
  • ISBN: 9781854596574
  • Page: 114
  • Format: Paperback
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    1. Born on Christmas Day 1908 in Sutton, London, England, Quentin Crisp became a celebrity following a radio interview after which he was invited to write his autobiography, 'The Naked Civil Servant', which appeared in 1968. He became a resident of the United States in 1981 and vowed never to leave New York City. He didn't and died there in 1999, just as a production of 'Resident Alien' reached the stage.In the said 'Resident Alien' Quentin, played by Bette Bourne, expounds his own unique vision of [...]

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