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Temple
Paperback, 72 pages ISBN: 9781848424753Publication Date:
28 May 2015
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 72 pages ISBN: 9781780016269Publication Date:
11 Jun 2015
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
Donmar Warehouse, London, 2015

Temple

By Steve Waters

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On 15 October 2011, protest movement Occupy London makes camp outside St Paul's Cathedral. On 21 October 2011, a building that had kept open through floods, the Blitz and terrorist threats closes its doors. On 28 October, City of London initiates legal action against Occupy to begin removing them from outside the Cathedral...

Steve Waters' play Temple is a fictional account of these events, set in the heart of a very British crisis – a crisis of conscience, a crisis of authority and a crisis of faith.

Temple was premiered at the Donmar Warehouse, London, in May 2015 in a production starring Simon Russell Beale, directed by Howard Davies.

Press Quotes

'Asks big questions about the role of the church in the modern world... Waters’ virtue is that he allows the audience the freedom to decide where it stands...the play leaves you debating the issues it so cogently raises'

Guardian

'A triumph... [Goes] behind the head-lines, and closed ecclesiastical doors, to produce a riveting drama that unpicks the institutional and psychological turmoil the [Occupy London] saga caused'

Daily Telegraph

'Waters takes real figures and real events and transforms them into a fictional account that plays like High Noon... 90 minutes of barbed politesse that never lets up... rich and ambiguous and funny and fundamental... quietly stunning... a marvellous show'

The Times
Paperback, 72 pages ISBN: 9781848424753Publication Date:
28 May 2015
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 72 pages ISBN: 9781780016269Publication Date:
11 Jun 2015
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Steve Waters:

In a Vulnerable Place
Resilience
Limehouse
Out of Your Knowledge
Little Platoons
Fast Labour
The Secret Life of Plays
World Music
The Unthinkable
Why Can't We Live Together?
The Contingency Plan
Ignorance/Jahiliyyah
The Last King of Scotland (stage version)
On the Beach
Steve Waters: Shorts
The Play About Calais
Death of a Cyclist

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