Playing With Fire

Playing With Fire

by David Edgar
     
 

What begins as a metro-versus-retro comedy of misunderstanding soon becomes a chilling drama about multicultural Britain. Racial tensions soar and good intentions have fatal consequences. An epic and provocative State of the Nation play, published alongside the premiere at the National Theatre.

Overview

What begins as a metro-versus-retro comedy of misunderstanding soon becomes a chilling drama about multicultural Britain. Racial tensions soar and good intentions have fatal consequences. An epic and provocative State of the Nation play, published alongside the premiere at the National Theatre.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781854598806
Publisher:
Theatre Communications Group
Publication date:
04/01/2006
Series:
Nick Hern Book Series
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author

David Edgar is best known for his adaptation of "Nicholas Nickleby" for the RSC (revived in West End, Xmas 2007, Following UK tour), for whom he wrote "Destiny", "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde", "Pentecost" and "The Prisoner's Dilemma". His plays at the National include "The Shape of the Table", "Entertaining Strangers" with Judi Dench, and "Albert Speer".

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