If Only
Paperback, 120 pages ISBN: 9781848423336Publication Date:
20 Jun 2013
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
Ebook, 120 pages ISBN: 9781780012575Publication Date:
15 Aug 2013
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
Minerva Theatre, Chichester, 2013

If Only

By David Edgar

Paperback £9.99£7.99

Ebook £9.99£7.99

An explosive, topical drama from one of the UK's top political playwrights.

It's 16th April 2010, the day after the UK's first ever televised prime ministerial debate. Stranded in Malaga Airport by a volcanic ash-cloud, a Labour special adviser, a Lib Dem staffer and a Tory candidate consider their options. Can their parties survive without them? How will they get back home? And who'll end up in government?

Fast forward to 4th August 2014. As the nation settles down to commemorate the outbreak of the First World War, the three politicians meet again. One of them knows something that could change the outcome of the 2015 election. Should they reveal it? And at what cost?

David Edgar's play If Only was first staged at the Minerva Theatre, Chichester, in June 2013.

Press Quotes

'Funny, gripping and bang on the money'


'Fascinating... clearly meticulously researched'


'Witty and very clever... hilarious'

British Theatre Guide

'Luminously human rather than aridly theoretical... riveting, important'

Financial Times
Paperback,120 pages ISBN: 9781848423336Publication Date:
20 Jun 2013
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
Ebook,120 pages ISBN: 9781780012575Publication Date:
15 Aug 2013
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by David Edgar:

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
Continental Divide: two plays
A Christmas Carol
Mothers Against
Here in America
Arthur & George
How Plays Work
A Time to Keep
Edgar: Shorts
The Shape of the Table
The New Real
The Master Builder
Testing the Echo
Albert Speer
Maydays & Trying It On: two plays
Written on the Heart
The Prisoner's Dilemma
Daughters of the Revolution
Trying It On
Playing With Fire

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