Plasticine
Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781854596901Publication Date:
26 Mar 2002
Size: 197mm x 129mm£7.99 £6.39You save £1.60 (20%)
EPUB, 96 pages ISBN: 9781780018119Publication Date:
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First Staged:
Royal Court Theatre, London, 2002

Plasticine

By Vassily Sigarev Translated by Sasha Dugdale

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  • Evening Standard Award for Most Promising Playwright

An extraordinary and disturbing play about post-Communist Russia by a young Siberian-born writer.

In a faceless city in the depths of present-day Russia a young boy dies. Women in the street are drunk, fight and demand sex. Maksim, a schoolboy, makes his way through this urban hell. His only retreat is into a private world moulded by himself, out of which springs a final act of reckless courage.

Vassily Sigarev's play Plasticine was premiered in this English translation by Sasha Dugdale at the Royal Court Theatre, London, in 2002. It won Sigarev the Evening Standard Award for Most Promising Playwright, and the Anti-Booker Prize in Moscow.

Press Quotes

'Watching this impressive and disturbing howl of a play by the young Russian writer, Vassily Sigarev, is like taking a walk through a rough, druggy London scene after closing time... it has flashes of almost comic grotesquery, vividly communicates an alarming sense of contemporary urban Russia on the verge of anarchy and breakdown'

Evening Standard

'This extraordinary play lasts only 75 minutes, but watching Dominic Cooke's brilliant production you feel you have been to hell and back. Plasticine offers a nightmarish trip to the lower depths of contemporary Russia, and the sheer power of the staging leaves you reeling'

Daily Telegraph
Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781854596901Publication Date:
26 Mar 2002
Size: 197mm x 129mm£7.99 £6.39You save £1.60 (20%)
EPUB, 96 pages ISBN: 9781780018119Publication Date:
1 Sep 2016
£7.99 £6.40You save £1.59 (20%)

Also by Vassily Sigarev:

Ladybird
Black Milk

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Also by Sasha Dugdale:

Black Milk
Bad Roads
The Grain Store
Playing the Victim
Ladybird
Terrorism

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