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Lady Dealer
Paperback, 64 pages ISBN: 9781839042645Publication Date:
10 Aug 2023
Size: 198mm x 129mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
Ebook, 64 pages ISBN: 9781788507066Publication Date:
10 Aug 2023
£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
First Staged:
Summerhall, Edinburgh, 2023

Lady Dealer

By Martha Watson Allpress

Paperback £10.99£8.79

Ebook £10.99£8.79

On Stage at:
Bush Theatre, London (Studio)
From Wed 15 May 2024 to Sat 15 Jun 2024

For Charly, every day is the same. Things used to be different, when there was Clo, but now there isn't Clo, and Charly doesn't want to dwell on that. She just wants to chug coffee, blast Beastie Boys and deal drugs. Simple.

But when Charly suffers a power cut, she's forced back into the real world of knock-off Morrisseys, disapproving mothers and, ultimately, a world she has to navigate alone.

Lady Dealer is a mile-a-minute, one-person poem play by Martha Watson Allpress about forgiveness, the exhaustion of trying, and mistaking self-destruction for self-preservation.

It premiered in Paines Plough's Roundabout during the 2023 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

'Today is going to be the same.'

Press Quotes

'Pummelling, poetic and profound... one of the shows of the festival'

The Stage

'A powerful portrait of a woman struggling for survival in a society beset by a terrible loneliness... searing and heartbreaking'


'A cascade of energy'


'Raw, funny and undoubtedly human'

Theatre & Tonic

'Delightfully playful... movingly poetic... holds the audience gripped'


'A real treat... energetic and captivating'

Broadway World
Paperback,64 pages ISBN: 9781839042645Publication Date:
10 Aug 2023
Size: 198mm x 129mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
Ebook,64 pages ISBN: 9781788507066Publication Date:
10 Aug 2023
£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)

Also by Martha Watson Allpress:

Patricia Gets Ready (for a date with the man that used to hit her)

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