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Pentecost
Paperback, 124 pages ISBN: 9781854592927Publication Date:
22 Jun 1995
Size: 198mm x 130mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
EPUB, 124 pages ISBN: 9781780016085Publication Date:
18 May 2015
£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
First Staged:
RSC, The Other Place, Stratford-upon-Avon, 1994

Pentecost

By David Edgar

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  • Best Play, Evening Standard Awards - 1995

A valuable fresco is discovered in a church in war-torn Eastern Europe. As international and local art historians argue over who should claim ownership, the fate of the painting becomes a metaphor for the future of the emergent nations of Eastern Europe.

David Edgar's play Pentecost was first performed by the Royal Shakespeare Company at The Other Place, Stratford-upon-Avon, in October 1994. The production transferred to the Young Vic, London, with performances from 31 May 1995. It went on to win the 1995 Evening Standard Award for Best Play.

Pentecost is part of David Edgar's trilogy of plays about post-Communist Eastern Europe, which also includes The Prisoner's Dilemma and The Shape of the Table.

Press Quotes

'One of those rare works that makes you want to climb on to roof tops to shout about its merits'

Daily Telegraph

'Dazzlingly ambitious'

Observer

'Edgar's superb play about language, people, art and culture... a richly enjoyable script'

Daily Telegraph

'Plenty to get your teeth into... fascinating'

The Times
Paperback, 124 pages ISBN: 9781854592927Publication Date:
22 Jun 1995
Size: 198mm x 130mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
EPUB, 124 pages ISBN: 9781780016085Publication Date:
18 May 2015
£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)

Also by David Edgar:

Playing With Fire
Albert Speer
Testing the Echo
Arthur & George (stage version)
A Christmas Carol (RSC stage version)
Mothers Against
Maydays & Trying It On: two plays
How Plays Work
Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (stage version)
Trying It On
Written on the Heart
If Only
Continental Divide
The Master Builder
The Prisoner's Dilemma
Edgar: Shorts
The Shape of the Table
A Time to Keep
Daughters of the Revolution
Maydays (2018 version)

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