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Product details

  • Paperback: 126 pages
  • Publisher: Methuen Drama (13 April 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0413752704
  • ISBN-13: 978-0413752703
  • Product Dimensions: 12.9 x 0.7 x 19.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars 9 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 51,706 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"Joe Penhall creates as riveting and compelling a new chamber play as we have seen since Michael Frayn's Copenhagen" - Daily Mail
"Britain's best new play since Michael Frayn's Copenhagen...thrillingly original" - Financial Times
"Funny and irreverent...Penhall's writing is vibrant throughout" - Independent on Sunday
"I came out of Joe Penhall's new play in a state of hot, black excitement: emotional, intellectual, moral excitement. How many plays can claim that much?" - Sunday Times
"Exuberant...Penhall has the gift of making serious points in a comic manner and of conveying moral indignation without preaching...Stinging satire" - Guardian
"Provocative, blackly funny...[and] taut with thought-provoking ambiguity" - Independent

Joe Penhall creates as riveting and compelling a new chamber play as we have seen since Michael Frayn's Copenhagen "Daily Mail"

Britain's best new play since Michael Frayn's Copenhagen thrillingly original "Financial Times"

Funny and irreverent Penhall's writing is vibrant throughout "Independent on Sunday"

I came out of Joe Penhall's new play in a state of hot, black excitement: emotional, intellectual, moral excitement. How many plays can claim that much? "Sunday Times"

Exuberant Penhall has the gift of making serious points in a comic manner and of conveying moral indignation without preaching Stinging satire "Guardian"

Provocative, blackly funny [and] taut with thought-provoking ambiguity "Independent""

Joe Penhall creates as riveting and compelling a new chamber play as we have seen since Michael Frayn's Copenhagen Daily Mail

Britain's best new play since Michael Frayn's Copenhagen thrillingly original Financial Times

Funny and irreverent Penhall's writing is vibrant throughout Independent on Sunday

I came out of Joe Penhall's new play in a state of hot, black excitement: emotional, intellectual, moral excitement. How many plays can claim that much? Sunday Times

Exuberant Penhall has the gift of making serious points in a comic manner and of conveying moral indignation without preaching Stinging satire Guardian

Provocative, blackly funny [and] taut with thought-provoking ambiguity Independent

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"Joe Penhall creates as riveting and compelling a new chamber play as we have seen since Michael Frayn's Copenhagen" --Daily Mail

"Britain's best new play since Michael Frayn's Copenhagen...thrillingly original" --Financial Times

"Funny and irreverent...Penhall's writing is vibrant throughout" --Independent on Sunday

"I came out of Joe Penhall's new play in a state of hot, black excitement: emotional, intellectual, moral excitement. How many plays can claim that much?" --Sunday Times

"Exuberant...Penhall has the gift of making serious points in a comic manner and of conveying moral indignation without preaching...Stinging satire" --Guardian

"Provocative, blackly funny...[and] taut with thought-provoking ambiguity" --Independent

About the Author

Award-winning writer Joe Penhall was described by The
Financial Times as 'one of the finest playwrights of his generation.' His debut
at the Royal Court, Some Voices, won the John Whiting Award for best new play.
His National Theatre play Blue/Orange won an Olivier Award, an Evening
Standard Award and the Critics Circle Award for Best Play. Joe wrote and
produced the BAFTA winning BBC serial Moses
Jones and his feature film of Some Voices starred Daniel Craig and
premiered in competition at the Cannes Film festival . This was followed
by Enduring Love, also starring Daniel Craig, based on Ian McEwan's
novel; and his adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's novel, The Road, starring
Charlize Theron and Viggo Mortensen, which premiered in competition at the
Venice Film Festival in 2009.



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