Black Milk
Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781854597304Publication Date:
28 Feb 2003
Size: 198mm x 129mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
Ebook, 96 pages ISBN: 9781788507127Publication Date:
1 Aug 2023
£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
First Staged:
Royal Court Theatre, London, 2003

Black Milk

By Vassily Sigarev Translated by Sasha Dugdale

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A worm's eye view of post-Communist Russia, from the Siberian-born author of Plasticine.

A remote railway station in the 'Boundless Motherland'. Stranded there are a young spiv, selling overpriced toasters to the local peasantry, and his heavily pregnant wife. They don't like the place, they don't like the people, and they don't much like each other...

Vassily Sigarev's play Black Milk, in this English translation by Sasha Dugdale, was first performed at the Royal Court Theatre, London, in 2003.

Press Quotes

'Terrific... Writers like Sigarev are the future - right now'


'Moves between harsh realism and flights of dramatic poetry, between gentle humour and thuggish violence... The Royal Court has discovered a tremendous new talent in Sigarev'

Daily Telegraph

'A vivid picture of Russia's unending contradictions... What makes the play so exciting is its effortless mix of personal and social detail'


'Raw, flawed, but very interesting indeed'

The Times

'Sasha Dugdale's translation is brutally and vividly colloquial, and the acting blazes with pain, anger and fugitive hope'

Sunday Times
Paperback,96 pages ISBN: 9781854597304Publication Date:
28 Feb 2003
Size: 198mm x 129mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
Ebook,96 pages ISBN: 9781788507127Publication Date:
1 Aug 2023
£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)

Also by Vassily Sigarev:


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Also by Sasha Dugdale:

Bad Roads
The Grain Store
Playing the Victim
Take the Rubbish Out, Sasha

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