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A Place at the Table
Paperback, 72 pages ISBN: 9781854594884Publication Date:
10 Feb 2000
Size: 198mm x 129mm£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)
First Staged:
Bush Theatre, London, 2000

A Place at the Table

By Simon Block

Paperback £8.99£7.19

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A play about the dog-eat-dog world of television.

Adam is a fringe dramatist plucked from obscurity by a script editor striving to make her mark in a small independent TV company. Because Adam happens to be in a wheelchair, Sarah proposes he writes the first ever TV sitcom about disability. He accepts the commission with predictably disastrous results.

Simon Block's play A Place at the Table was first staged at the Bush Theatre, London, in 2000.

Press Quotes

'A blisteringly funny and angry new play'

Sunday Times

'A comedy that hits its chosen target with a wounding, and wounded, accuracy'

Guardian

'Wickedly funny dialogue and a flagrant disregard for political correctness'

Evening Standard
Paperback, 72 pages ISBN: 9781854594884Publication Date:
10 Feb 2000
Size: 198mm x 129mm£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)

Also by Simon Block:

Hand in Hand
Chimps
Not a Game for Boys

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