Fast Labour
Paperback, 128 pages ISBN: 9781854595744Publication Date:
10 Apr 2008
Size: 198mm x 129mm£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)
Ebook, 128 pages ISBN: 9781780013565Publication Date:
22 Aug 2019
£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)
First Staged:
West Yorkshire Playhouse & Hampstead Theatre, 2008

Fast Labour

By Steve Waters

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A powerful play about the growing culture of human exploitation in the UK, delving below the surface to reveal a personal account of life as a migrant worker.

In Ukraine, Victor had a business, a family and a home, but things have changed and he's fled to the UK in search of a better life. Now he's doing everything from gutting fish to picking carrots.

But Victor's a strong-minded man. He's not staying at the bottom of the economic food chain, he's going to build a business of his own and play the gang masters at their own game.

Steve Waters' play Fast Labour was first performed at the West Yorkshire Playhouse in Leeds in 2008 before transferring to the Hampstead Theatre in London.

Press Quotes

'Original and intriguing... opens our eyes to social reality without striking easy moral postures'


'A refreshingly unpartisan perspective and an ear for the comedy of British hypocrisy'


'Hotly topical... intelligent and ambitious... written with wit and vigour'

Financial Times
Paperback,128 pages ISBN: 9781854595744Publication Date:
10 Apr 2008
Size: 198mm x 129mm£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)
Ebook,128 pages ISBN: 9781780013565Publication Date:
22 Aug 2019
£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)

Also by Steve Waters:

The Last King of Scotland
The Contingency Plan
Death of a Cyclist
The Contingency Plan
The Secret Life of Plays
In a Vulnerable Place
Out of Your Knowledge
Steve Waters: Shorts
Little Platoons
Why Can't We Live Together?
On the Beach
World Music
The Unthinkable
The Play About Calais

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