Nicholas Wright: Five Plays

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Paperback, 416 pages ISBN: 9781854594730Publication Date:
31 Mar 2000
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Nicholas Wright: Five Plays

By Nicholas Wright

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A rich selection of work by leading playwright Nicholas Wright, introduced by the playwright.

The plays contained in this volume are:

The Custom of the Country
An early play, premiered by the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1983, transposing John Fletcher and Philip Massinger's bawdy Jacobean drama to 1890s Johannesburg.

The Desert Air
A wartime comedy set in Cairo in the 1940s, first staged by the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1985.

Mrs Klein
A play about the controversial psychoanalyst Melanie Klein, a haunting and poignant study of mother-daughter relationships, first performed at the National Theatre, London, in 1988. 

One Fine Day
A comedy about the gulf that separates Britain and Africa, premiered at the Riverside Studios, London, in 1980.

Treetops
Set in Cape Town in 1952, Nicholas Wright's debut play is about the early resistance to policies of apartheid or racial segregation. It was first staged at Riverside Studios, Hammersmith, in 1978, winning the George Devine Award for playwriting.

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Paperback, 416 pages ISBN: 9781854594730Publication Date:
31 Mar 2000
Size: 198mm x 129mm£12.99 £10.39You save £2.60 (20%)
EPUB, 416 pages ISBN: 9781788500067Publication Date:
5 Apr 2018
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Also by Nicholas Wright:

His Dark Materials (stage version)
The Slaves of Solitude (stage version)
8 Hotels
Vincent in Brixton
Thérèse Raquin (Zola/Wright)
Treetops
The Last of the Duchess
Naked
Lulu
The Custom of the Country
Cressida
Travelling Light
Three Sisters (Chekhov/Wright)
Regeneration (stage version)
The Desert Air
Mrs Klein
The Reporter
John Gabriel Borkman
One Fine Day
Rattigan's Nijinsky

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