Swallow
Paperback, 64 pages ISBN: 9781848425064Publication Date:
6 Aug 2015
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 64 pages ISBN: 9781780016542Publication Date:
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First Staged:
Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, 2015

Swallow

By Stef Smith

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  • Edinburgh Fringe First Award 2015

Three strangers are about to face their demons head on. Balanced precariously on the tipping point, they might just be able to save one another – if they can only overcome their urge to self-destruct.

Passionate, painful and playful, Stef Smith’s Swallow takes a long, hard look at the extremes of everyday life. The play premiered at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, as part of the 2015 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, where it received a Scotsman Fringe First Award. It was directed by Traverse Artistic Director Orla O’Loughlin, and featured original music by LAWholt.

 ‘Who said smashing things up was a bad thing?’

Press Quotes

'[A] bloody great bruise of a play which borrows, magpie-like, from Sarah Kane but which is always distinctively itself. It has a shard-like lyricism that tears through the heart. It finds the comic in the tragic... a shattering 80 minutes'

Guardian

'in a relatively short space of time Stef Smith has established herself as a remarkably diverse and elusive playwright… her most assured to date'

The Times

'dazzlingly deft… there are so many reasons to love this piece… a must-see'

Independent

'Smith’s script is dense with tense and memorable imagery… packed with powerful language'

The Stage
Paperback, 64 pages ISBN: 9781848425064Publication Date:
6 Aug 2015
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 64 pages ISBN: 9781780016542Publication Date:
1 Aug 2015
£9.99 £6.49You save £3.50 (35%)

Also by Stef Smith:

Human Animals
Girl in the Machine
Remote

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