A Mirror
Paperback, 104 pages ISBN: 9781839042669Publication Date:
24 Aug 2023
Size: 198mm x 129mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
Ebook, 104 pages ISBN: 9781788507080Publication Date:
24 Aug 2023
£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
First Staged:
Almeida Theatre, London, 2023

A Mirror

By Sam Holcroft

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'With great pleasure Leyla & Joel Invite you to celebrate their marriage.
Dress code is smart casual. Doors at 7.30 p.m., followed by the exchange of vows. And at the signal, the entertainment will begin.
(This performance is being staged without a licence from the Ministry. We recognise the risk that each and every one of you is taking by attending and we salute your courage.)'

A Mirror is an elusive, explosive play by Sam Holcroft, interrogating censorship, authorship and free speech. It premiered at the Almeida Theatre, London, in 2023, directed by Jeremy Herrin, and with a cast including Jonny Lee Miller, Tanya Reynolds and Micheal Ward.

It transferred to the Trafalgar Theatre in the West End in 2024.

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'A beautifully crafted, mind-bending piece of work'

Evening Standard

'A Pirandellian wedding drama that achieves a series of satisfying surprises... delights in the theatrical trickery of dual identities and false realities to throw a final surprise punch'


'Bold, inventive and original... a journey of discovery, a hall of mirrors, that takes us into a series of intricate boxes, of plays within plays, where nothing is quite as it seems... I loved it'


'Intriguing, twisty, metatheatrical... an achievement: like nothing else you'll see on London's stages'


'Pirandello meets late Pinter meets Martin McDonagh's The Pillowman, all sharing a bottle of something strong'

The Times

'Brilliantly mischievous... The joy of Holcroft's play is that it's subversive on so many levels... incendiary and mordantly funny... a triumph'

Time Out

'Undeniably genius: the kind of rare, vigorous writing that sets your head spinning'

The Stage

'A darkly comic, Orwellian affair... as punchy as it is political... a timely production packed with intrigue and passion'

Broadway World
Paperback,104 pages ISBN: 9781839042669Publication Date:
24 Aug 2023
Size: 198mm x 129mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
Ebook,104 pages ISBN: 9781788507080Publication Date:
24 Aug 2023
£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)

Also by Sam Holcroft:

Women, Power and Politics: Now
Double Feature: One
Rules for Living
The Wardrobe
Edgar & Annabel
While You Lie
Dancing Bears

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