Double Feature: Two
Paperback, 120 pages ISBN: 9781848422209Publication Date:
21 Jul 2011
Size: 197mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 120 pages ISBN: 9781780013770Publication Date:
20 Nov 2014
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First Staged:
National Theatre, London, 2011

Double Feature: Two

By Prasanna Puwanarajah and Tom Basden

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Double Feature brings together – in two volumes of paired short plays – four of the most exciting new voices in UK theatre, in their first commissions for the National Theatre.

This volume, Double Feature: Two, contains:

Nightwatchman by Prasanna Puwanarajah

A British Sri Lankan cricketer prepares for the innings of her life for England against Sri Lanka at Lord's. Facing a relentless bowling machine she challenges our preconceptions of politics, sport and national pride as harshly as she challenges her own.

There is a War by Tom Basden

A miniature epic that explores the mad savagery of war with biting black comedy, and takes us into the dark heart of a strange and surreal conflict.

As soldiers, priests and scavengers roam a battle-scorched landscape, a young medical officer finds herself abandoned and useless, unable to locate the hospital or even the war she was promised.

The plays premiered in a specially converted space at the National Theatre in July 2011. They were performed alongside Edgar & Annabel by Sam Holcroft and The Swan by DC Moore, published in the companion volume Double Feature: One.

Press Quotes

'Sharp, funny and fizzing with invention'

The Times

'Marvellously incisive’

Independent

'A sharp satire with an irresistibly silly strain'

Financial Times
Paperback, 120 pages ISBN: 9781848422209Publication Date:
21 Jul 2011
Size: 197mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 120 pages ISBN: 9781780013770Publication Date:
20 Nov 2014
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Prasanna Puwanarajah:

Nightwatchman

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Also by Tom Basden:

The Crocodile
There is a War
Holes
Joseph K

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