Moment
Paperback, 144 pages ISBN: 9781848421523Publication Date:
24 Feb 2011
Size: 198mm x 130mm£11.99 £9.59You save £2.40 (20%)
First Staged:
Solstice Arts Centre, Co. Meath, 2009, then Bush Theatre, London, 2011

Moment

By Deirdre Kinahan

Paperback £11.99£9.59

An explosive drama about how one terrible moment can change lives irrevocably.

On a seemingly ordinary evening an Irish family sit down to tea. The difference tonight is that Nial is home – back from prison having committed a dark crime many years earlier with some news to share and a conscience to clear.

Fast, witty and frighteningly real, Moment takes you on journey through trauma wrapped up in tablecloths and teacake.

Deirdre Kinahan's play was first performed at the Solstice Arts Centre, Co. Meath, Ireland, in November 2009. The production transferred to the Bush Theatre, London, in February 2011.

'I'm a different man now and it's a different life.'
'Yeah? Well, not for me it isn't.'

Press Quotes

'The whole play comes over like a shattering Greek tragedy, served up with cups of tea and slices of quiche'

Telegraph

'Simply a great piece of writing, a beautifully wrought drama that pitches from affable family farce to agonised domestic tragedy with liquid cruelty'

Time Out

'Moment is both a merciless excavation of a trauma and an enthralling, often disturbing account of how families can suffocate as well as nurture. It’s a terrific piece of new writing.'

Arts Desk
Paperback, 144 pages ISBN: 9781848421523Publication Date:
24 Feb 2011
Size: 198mm x 130mm£11.99 £9.59You save £2.40 (20%)

Also by Deirdre Kinahan:

Salad Day
Rathmines Road
Spinning
Crossings
Halcyon Days
The Unmanageable Sisters

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