Tinderbox

Cast: 1f 4m

Staging: Single interior (butcher's shop)

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

Paperback, 112 pages ISBN: 9781854595447Publication Date:
17 Apr 2008
Size: 198mm x 128mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 112 pages ISBN: 9781780013145Publication Date:
28 Aug 2014
£9.99 £6.49You save £3.50 (35%)
First Staged:
Bush Theatre, London, 2008

Tinderbox

By Lucy Kirkwood

Paperback £9.99£7.99

EPUB £9.99£6.49

Fast, wild and farcically funny, Lucy Kirkwood's first full-length play is a disturbing vision of a dystopian future.

Sometime in the 21st Century, England is dissolving into the sea. Amidst the chaos, one man clings to his traditional British values and his love of meat.

For Londoner Saul Everard, his butchers shop is an empire that he will do anything to preserve, including moving it to Bradford. An outlaw Scottish artist swims Hadrian's Channel from Scotland to England and seeks refuge in Saul's shop. There's rioting on the streets and the police are onto him but Saul's meaty little realm may be the last place to seek sanctuary.

Press Quotes

'lovely, bawdy, deliciously off-colour...like a madcap mixture of Joe Orton, Ben Jonson, Martin McDonagh and Stephen Sondheim'

Whatsonstage.com

'grisly... rings with nasty, maniacal laughter... off-kilter imaginative flair'

The Times

Cast: 1f 4m

Staging:Single interior (butcher's shop)

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

Paperback, 112 pages ISBN: 9781854595447Publication Date:
17 Apr 2008
Size: 198mm x 128mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 112 pages ISBN: 9781780013145Publication Date:
28 Aug 2014
£9.99 £6.49You save £3.50 (35%)

Also by Lucy Kirkwood:

Chimerica
NSFW
Mosquitoes
Bloody Wimmin
The Children
Hedda
Lucy Kirkwood Plays: One
small hours
Beauty and the Beast (National Theatre version)
it felt empty when the heart went at first but it is alright now

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