1968. Midlands MP Enoch Powell has something to say. Something that could divide Britain forever.
1992. Rose Cruickshank wants answers. Powell's controversial "Rivers of Blood" speech shattered her childhood and now she is driven to confront the man who made the speech. Will a meeting with Enoch resolve the conflicts that are tearing her and the country apart?
|Publisher:||Theatre Communications Group|
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About the Author
Chris Hannan is playwright and novelist.
His plays include Elizabeth Gordon Quinn (Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, 1985; revived by the National Theatre of Scotland in its inaugural season in 2006); The Evil Doers (Bush Theatre, London, 1990; Time Out Award and Charrington London Fringe Best New Play Award); Shining Souls (Traverse, 1996, revived by the Old Vic in 1997; winner of a Scotland on Sunday Critics Award and a Lloyds Bank Playwright of the Year nomination); The God of Soho (Shakespeare's Globe, 2011); The Three Musketeers and the Princess of Spain (Traverse, English Touring Theatre, Coventry Belgrade, 2011) and What Shadows (Birmingham Rep, 2016).
As well as original plays, Hannan has adapted Crime and Punishment (Glasgow Citizens' Theatre/Liverpool Playhouse/Lyceum Edinburgh, 2013) and The Iliad (Lyceum Edinburgh, 2016); and also made new versions of Ibsen's The Pretenders (RSC, 1991), Gogol's Gamblers (Tricycle 1992), and Stars in the Morning Sky (Coventry Belgrade, 2012).
His 2008 novel Missy was awarded the McKitterick Prize for a debut novel.