Coming Clean
Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781848426849Publication Date:
27 Jul 2017
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
Ebook, 96 pages ISBN: 9781780015897Publication Date:
27 Jul 2017
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
Bush Theatre, London, 1982

Coming Clean

By Kevin Elyot

Paperback £9.99£7.99

Ebook £9.99£7.99

  • Winner of the Samuel Beckett Award - 1983

Funny, fresh and packed with razor-sharp wit, Kevin Elyot's landmark drama questions the nature of fidelity and the limits of love. Winner of the Samuel Beckett Award.

Tony and Greg have love all figured out. They're in a committed relationship, with room for a little sex-on-the-side whenever it takes their fancy. Their only rule? Never sleep with the same man twice.

Then drop-dead gorgeous Robert walks into their lives, and nobody plays by the rules.

Coming Clean was first seen at the Bush Theatre, London, in 1982. This edition was published alongside the thirty-fifth-anniversary production, headlining the King's Head Theatre's 2017 Queer Season, and directed by Artistic Director Adam Spreadbury-Maher.

Coming Clean is also available in the volume Kevin Elyot: Four Plays.

Press Quotes

'Hilarious in its honesty and openness... funny and deeply human'

Broadway World

'An honest and accurate depiction of gay lives before the blight of HIV and AIDS… the dialogue is explicit, naturalistic and very, very funny'


'A very funny and acute comedy about the gay life'

Sunday Times

'In time, it will be recognised as the first mature play about homosexuality'

Mail on Sunday

'Deliciously crass and unbridled... Elyot is one of the masters of writing queer theatre and presenting honest uninhibited queer characters... brilliantly well-written'

West End Best Friend
Paperback,96 pages ISBN: 9781848426849Publication Date:
27 Jul 2017
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
Ebook,96 pages ISBN: 9781780015897Publication Date:
27 Jul 2017
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Kevin Elyot:

Forty Winks
Mouth to Mouth
The Day I Stood Still
My Night With Reg
Twilight Song
Kevin Elyot: Four Plays

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