Speaking in Tongues

Cast: 2-4f 2-5m

Staging: Multiple locations (can be simply staged)

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

Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781848420748Publication Date:
17 Sep 2009
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 96 pages ISBN: 9781780013350Publication Date:
23 Jun 2016
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
Sydney, 1996; Hampstead Theatre, London, 2000

Speaking in Tongues

By Andrew Bovell

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A powerful study of infidelity and interwoven lives, filmed as the award-winning Lantana.

A woman disappears. Four marriages become entangled in a web of love, deceit, sex and death. Who will survive?

Nine parallel lives – interlocked by four infidelities, one missing person and a mysterious stiletto – are woven through a fragmented series of confessionals and interrogations that gradually reveal a darker side of human nature.

Andrew Bovell's play Speaking in Tongues was first performed in August 1996 in a production by Griffin Theatre Company at The Stables, Sydney, Australia. It was later adapted by Bovell into the screenplay for the feature film Lantana (2001).

The play was first performed in the UK at Hampstead Theatre, London, in June 2000, and was revived at the Duke of York's Theatre in the West End in September 2009.

Press Quotes

'Bovell explores love, marriage, strangeness, intimacy, trust, betrayal, obsession, self-punishment and detachment with generous emotional intelligence'

Observer

'Clever, provocative, elliptically resonant'

New York Times

Cast: 2-4f 2-5m

Staging:Multiple locations (can be simply staged)

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

Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781848420748Publication Date:
17 Sep 2009
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 96 pages ISBN: 9781780013350Publication Date:
23 Jun 2016
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Andrew Bovell:

Things I Know To Be True
When the Rain Stops Falling
The Secret River (stage version)

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