The Gospel of Us

The Gospel of Us

by Owen Sheers
     
 

While the town awaits the arrival of the Company Man, a stranger appears in the windswept dunes, singing songs to the sea. This is just the start of three days of unearthly events in Port Talbot that see the Teacher soothe a suicide bomber and the dead rising from the walls of an underpass. In The Gospel of Us, Owen Sheers reimagines his three-day

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While the town awaits the arrival of the Company Man, a stranger appears in the windswept dunes, singing songs to the sea. This is just the start of three days of unearthly events in Port Talbot that see the Teacher soothe a suicide bomber and the dead rising from the walls of an underpass. In The Gospel of Us, Owen Sheers reimagines his three-day dramatization of the Passion for the National Theatre of Wales.

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“Owen is one of the finest writers at work today. He always finds the sublime in the everyday and the miracle in the mundane.”  —Michael Sheen, actor

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781854116222
Publisher:
Seren
Publication date:
10/01/2012
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Owen Sheers is a poet, an author, a playwright, and an actor. He is the author of The Blue Book; Resistance; Skirrid Hill, which won a Somerset Maugham Prize; and White Ravens. He was recently appointed as the first-ever artist in residence for the Welsh Rugby Union.

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