Mogadishu
Paperback, 160 pages ISBN: 9781848422544Publication Date:
2 Feb 2012
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 160 pages ISBN: 9781780011806Publication Date:
18 Apr 2013
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First Staged:
Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester, 2011, then Lyric Hammersmith, London, 2011

Mogadishu

By Vivienne Franzmann

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  • Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting - 2008
  • George Devine Award - 2010

A gripping and urgent play about a well-meaning teacher who intervenes on behalf of a troublesome student, with terrifying consequences.

When white secondary-school teacher Amanda is pushed to the ground by black student Jason, she’s reluctant to report him as she knows exclusion could condemn him to a future as troubled as his past.

But when Jason decides to protect himself by spinning a story of his own, Amanda is sucked into a vortex of lies in which victim becomes perpetrator. With the truth becoming less clear and more dangerous by the day, it isn’t long before careers, relationships and even lives are under threat.

Vivienne Franzmann's first play, Mogadishu won the Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting in 2008 and the George Devine Award in 2010. It was first produced at the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester, in 2011.

Press Quotes

Outstanding... Franzmann manages to make all the characters credible and well-rounded, even the damaged perpetrator... She gets to the rotten core of what’s going on in these melting-pot battlegrounds... The play of the year? In my book, quite possibly

Daily Telegraph
Paperback, 160 pages ISBN: 9781848422544Publication Date:
2 Feb 2012
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 160 pages ISBN: 9781780011806Publication Date:
18 Apr 2013
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Vivienne Franzmann:

Pests
Bodies
The Witness

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