- 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.
'One of those rare works that makes you want to climb on to roof tops to shout about its merits'Daily Telegraph
'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
22 Jun 1995Size: 198mm x 130mm
18 May 2015
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