The Thrill of Love

Cast: 4f, 1m

Staging: Various interior and exterior settings, but can be simply staged

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

Paperback, 104 pages ISBN: 9781848423169Publication Date:
21 Feb 2013
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 104 pages ISBN: 9781780012711Publication Date:
15 Oct 2014
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First Staged:
New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-under-Lyme, 2013

The Thrill of Love

By Amanda Whittington

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A gripping drama about Ruth Ellis, the last woman to be hanged in Britain.

A divorcee with a young child to care for, Ruth works in the kind of nightclubs where there’s more than just a drink on offer. The girls work hard, play hard and dream of a movie-star life. Then she meets the wealthy, womanising David, a racing driver with whom she becomes obsessed. Fame comes - but not in the way she imagines.

Why does their relationship end in murder? Why does she plead not guilty but offer no defence? Why does she show no remorse? And who is she trying to protect?

The Thrill of Love dramatises the true story of Ruth Ellis, the last woman to be hanged in Britain, and takes a fresh look at the woman behind the headlines.

Press Quotes

'Terrific'

Guardian

'Absorbing... the writing is playful and pin-sharp'

Telegraph

'Tense and engaging throughout... a triumph'

The Stage

Cast: 4f, 1m

Staging:Various interior and exterior settings, but can be simply staged

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

Paperback, 104 pages ISBN: 9781848423169Publication Date:
21 Feb 2013
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 104 pages ISBN: 9781780012711Publication Date:
15 Oct 2014
£9.99 £6.49You save £3.50 (35%)

Also by Amanda Whittington:

Player's Angels
Kiss Me Quickstep
Mighty Atoms
Ladies' Day
Be My Baby
Ladies Down Under
Satin 'n' Steel

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