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Frayn Plays: 2: Benefactors, Balmoral, and Wild Honey

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"One of theatre's subtlest, most sophisticated minds" (The Times)

Benefactors conjures the world of the suburbs observed through the lens of post-imperialism; "dazzling.. This prismatic work circumscribes the disillusionment of an era" (New York Times); Balmoral dares to imagine what Britain would be like if it had gone through the Russian revolution in 1917; "a sophisticated drollery, an educated amusement" (New Statesman); Wild Honey is a reworking of Checkov's first play (also known as Platonov) and is shot ...

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Overview

"One of theatre's subtlest, most sophisticated minds" (The Times)

Benefactors conjures the world of the suburbs observed through the lens of post-imperialism; "dazzling.. This prismatic work circumscribes the disillusionment of an era" (New York Times); Balmoral dares to imagine what Britain would be like if it had gone through the Russian revolution in 1917; "a sophisticated drollery, an educated amusement" (New Statesman); Wild Honey is a reworking of Checkov's first play (also known as Platonov) and is shot through with farce, feminism and eroticism.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780413660800
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 7/1/2003
  • Series: Methuen World Dramatists Series
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 5.06 (w) x 7.81 (h) x 0.61 (d)

Meet the Author


Michael Frayn is the award-winning writer of the novels Headlong and Spies, and the plays Noises Off, Copenhagen and Democracy - which had a successful run on Broadway in 2004
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