Passion Play
Paperback, 112 pages ISBN: 9781848423190Publication Date:
8 May 2013
Size: 198mm x 129mm£12.99 £10.39You save £2.60 (20%)
First Staged:
Aldywch Theatre, London, 1981

Passion Play

By Peter Nichols

Paperback £12.99£10.39

  • Best Play, Evening Standard Awards - 1981

A provocative comedy about sex, love and infidelity.

Comfortably married for 25 years, Eleanor's world is turned upside down when her husband begins an affair with their young friend Kate. As the lies mount up, the marriage is stripped bare, revealing illicit desires and hidden passions.

A potent mix of desire, intimacy and deception, this new edition of a modern classic and winner of the Evening Standard Award for Best Play was published alongside its return to the West End in 2013.

Peter Nichols's Passion Play was first staged by the Royal Shakespeare Company at the Aldwych Theatre, London, in January 1981.

Press Quotes

'Packed with black humour and wrenching emotion... [an] ingenious modern classic'


'Raw and rasping... remarkable'

'Steps with cruel wit and cool elegance through the carnage of infidelity... zings, stings and draws blood'

The Arts Desk

'Hard, brilliant and painful... adult in the only true sense of the word'

Sunday Telegraph
Paperback,112 pages ISBN: 9781848423190Publication Date:
8 May 2013
Size: 198mm x 129mm£12.99 £10.39You save £2.60 (20%)

Also by Peter Nichols:

So Long Life
Diaries 1969-1977

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