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First Staged:
National Theatre, London, 2011


By Prasanna Puwanarajah

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A British Sri Lankan cricketer prepares for the innings of her life for England against Sri Lanka at Lord's. Facing a relentless bowling machine she challenges our preconceptions of politics, sport and national pride as harshly as she challenges her own.

Prasanna Puwanarajah's short play Nightwatchman was first performed in a double bill with Tom Basden's There is a War as part of the National Theatre's Double Feature season of paired short plays at the Paintframe, a specially converted space at the National Theatre, London, in July 2011.

Nightwatchman and There is a War are also available together in the volume Double Feature: Two.

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'Marvellously incisive'


'Should be compulsory viewing for anyone interested in cricket, British immigration at the sharp end or Sri Lanka and its explosive politics'

British Theatre Guide
Ebook,25 pages ISBN: 9781780015484Publication Date:
1 Dec 2014
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Also by Prasanna Puwanarajah:

Double Feature: Two

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