Playing With Fire

Cast: 7f 16m doubling

Staging: Flexible staging, multiple sets

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

Paperback, 160 pages ISBN: 9781854598806Publication Date:
8 Sep 2005
Size: 196mm x 129mm£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)
First Staged:
National Theatre, London, 2005

Playing With Fire

By David Edgar

Paperback £8.99£7.19

An epic and provocative play about multi-racial Britain, from the UK's leading political playwright.

When the District Council of Wyverdale fails to satisfy a government audit, New Labour high-flyer Alex Clifton is despatched from the capital to formulate a robust recovery plan. But racial tensions soar and good intentions have fatal consequences, as what begins as a comedy of misunderstanding soon becomes a chilling drama about multicultural Britain.

David Edgar's Playing With Fire was first staged at the National Theatre, London, in 2005.

This edition inlcudes an Afterword by the author.

Press Quotes

'Gripping stuff'

Guardian

'More up-to-the-moment than anything else in our theatre'

The Times

Cast: 7f 16m doubling

Staging:Flexible staging, multiple sets

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

Paperback, 160 pages ISBN: 9781854598806Publication Date:
8 Sep 2005
Size: 196mm x 129mm£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)

Also by David Edgar:

Albert Speer
Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (stage version)
Arthur & George (stage version)
Continental Divide
A Christmas Carol (RSC stage version)
Testing the Echo
The Prisoner's Dilemma
Pentecost
Edgar: Shorts
Trying It On
The Master Builder
Maydays & Trying It On: two plays
Mothers Against
If Only
How Plays Work
Maydays (2018 version)
Daughters of the Revolution
Written on the Heart
The Shape of the Table
A Time to Keep

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