Mother Teresa is Dead
Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781854597007Publication Date:
28 Jun 2002
Size: 200mm x 130mm£12.99 £10.39You save £2.60 (20%)
First Staged:
Royal Court Theatre, London, 2002

Mother Teresa is Dead

By Helen Edmundson

Paperback £12.99£10.39

A gripping play exploring Western guilt towards the Third World, from an author well-known for her award-winning adaptations for Shared Experience and the National Theatre.

Mark arrives in a village in India to try and find his wife. He doesn't understand what has driven her to abandon her young son. Jane cannot explain why she needed to escape or how she ended up looking after children in India – or what is in the bag she's been holding on to. It is hot, dusty and poor, and a long way from their comfortable life in London.

Helen Edmundson's play Mother Teresa is Dead was first performed at the Royal Court Theatre, London, in June 2002.

'You're not a saint. Saints don't exist. You're just a woman doing her best.'

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'A tough and moving drama, and one that nags away at the conscience long after you have left the theatre'

Daily Telegraph
Paperback,96 pages ISBN: 9781854597007Publication Date:
28 Jun 2002
Size: 200mm x 130mm£12.99 £10.39You save £2.60 (20%)

Also by Helen Edmundson:

Swallows and Amazons
War and Peace
Queen Anne
Mary Shelley
The Mill on the Floss
Anna Karenina
Life is a Dream
Coram Boy
Thérèse Raquin
Gone to Earth
Orestes: Blood and Light
The Clearing
The Heresy of Love
Small Island
Small Island

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