Cans

Cast: 1f 1m

Staging: can be simply staged

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 80 pages ISBN: 9781848424715Publication Date:
6 Nov 2014
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 80 pages ISBN: 9781780015330Publication Date:
20 Nov 2014
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
Theatre503, London, 2014

Cans

By Stuart Slade

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A searingly funny debut play about death, betrayal, and the possibility of forgiveness. And cider.

Jen's dad was a chat-show host, a national treasure. But now he's dead and Jen's getting spat at in supermarkets. To make matters worse, Uncle Len has made it his mission to help her get over it.

Hiding from a very hostile world in a very shitty garage, Len and Jen down cider, drown mice, talk crap, mend cats, share painful secrets, tell appalling jokes, and try to work out whether either of them has any kind of future whatsoever.

Stuart Slade's play Cans was first performed at Theatre503, London, in 2014.

‘The last year of Dad’s life was a nightmare. But you know what? That was one year in fifty. Rest of his life was pretty much awesome for him, you know? And I keep saying to myself – one year in fifty – that still makes his life, like, ninety-eight-per-cent happy, right? That’s pretty good statistics, right?’

Press Quotes

'Cans holds up a mirror to modern times'

Time Out

'Very, very funny... [an] accomplished debut'

Exeunt Magazine

'A comic and unexpectedly tender two-hander... full of warmth, humour and nuance... an intelligent, funny and humane piece of writing, a very impressive debut'

The Stage

Cast: 1f 1m

Staging:can be simply staged

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 80 pages ISBN: 9781848424715Publication Date:
6 Nov 2014
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 80 pages ISBN: 9781780015330Publication Date:
20 Nov 2014
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

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