Cruising

Cast: 3f 2m doubling

Staging: Flexible staging, minimal requirements

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

Paperback, 80 pages ISBN: 9781854599377Publication Date:
15 Jun 2006
Size: 198mm x 128mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 80 pages ISBN: 9781780017396Publication Date:
5 May 2016
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First Staged:
Bush Theatre, London, 2006

Cruising

By Alecky Blythe

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A hilarious, real-life comedy about pensioners going in search of love - from the sublime to the downright saucy.

Maureen is a pensioner in search of passion. After 33 blind dates, 12 cruises and one broken heart, she is still determined to find Mr Right. But when best friend Margaret beats her to the altar, Maureen has her doubts - is Margaret just on the rebound and, more importantly, will she lose her pension?

Alecky Blythe's verbatim theatre play Cruising was first staged at the Bush Theatre, London, in 2006 in a co-production with Recorded Delivery, using an innovative verbatim-theatre technique. The technique consists of recording interviews with real people, editing them and replicating them on stage in all their uncanny verisimilitude. The result is both disconcertingly comic and profoundly moving, as all the individual peculiarities of the 'characters' are scrupulously reproduced.

Press Quotes

'A heart-warming piece of theatre'

Metro

'Gloriously idiosyncratic dialogue, which even the most skilful writer would struggle to devise'

Time Out, Critics' Choice

'Both shocking and uncomfortable ... [Blythe] has discovered theatrical gold'

Daily Telegraph

Cast: 3f 2m doubling

Staging:Flexible staging, minimal requirements

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

Paperback, 80 pages ISBN: 9781854599377Publication Date:
15 Jun 2006
Size: 198mm x 128mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 80 pages ISBN: 9781780017396Publication Date:
5 May 2016
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Alecky Blythe:

The Girlfriend Experience
Little Revolution
London Road

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