Paperback, 84 pages ISBN: 9781854594655Publication Date:
27 Aug 1999
Size: 210mm x 150mm£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)
First Staged:
Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, 1999


By Linda McLean

Paperback £8.99£7.19

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A chilling emotional thriller about two men and a woman bound together by the secrets of surviving a childhood in a Glasgow tenement.

Ken is a vacuum cleaner salesman obsessed with the riddance of dirt and dust. Clare got rid of her baby twenty years before. Frank wants to rid himself of the shadow of his violent faith. So, is murder ever justified? In defence of a child? And if you're never caught, do you get away with it, or are you forever in hiding?

Linda McLean's play Riddance was first staged at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, in 1999.

This edition of the play is in the Nick Hern Books Instant Playscript series - designed to reflect the immediacy of the play on the stage. Printed only a few days before opening night, the aim is to give audiences at the theatre and readers all over the world instant access to the best of current new writing as it hits the stage.

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'A taut poetic thriller combining delicacy with a pressure-cooker energy'


'You find yourself leaning forward, anxious to plunge into McLean's rippling pool of revelations'

Paperback,84 pages ISBN: 9781854594655Publication Date:
27 Aug 1999
Size: 210mm x 150mm£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)

Also by Linda McLean:

Any Given Day
What Love Is
Glory on Earth
Family: three plays
strangers, babies
One Good Beating
Sex & God

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