Testing the Echo
Paperback, 128 pages ISBN: 9781854595539Publication Date:
17 Jan 2008
Size: 198mm x 129mm£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)
First Staged:
Out of Joint UK tour, 2008

Testing the Echo

By David Edgar

Paperback £8.99£7.19

A timely, provocative and witty look at the campaign to redefine Britishness for a multicultural society.

Who is head of the Church of England? How many members are there in the Welsh Assembly? What is the main function of the Council of Europe?

Emma is a dedicated ESOL teacher (English for Speakers of Other Languages), teaching British citizenship to people from Somalia, Serbia, the Congo, India and Egypt. At the same time, Tetyana, Mahmood and Chong have their own, very different reasons for wanting to pass the citizenship test. As the Home Office worries away at the questions in the test, Emma faces a challenge to her deepest-held beliefs.

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'a powerful new play... important and disturbing'

Scotsman
Paperback, 128 pages ISBN: 9781854595539Publication Date:
17 Jan 2008
Size: 198mm x 129mm£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)

Also by David Edgar:

Arthur & George (stage version)
A Christmas Carol (RSC stage version)
Maydays & Trying It On: two plays
Pentecost
Trying It On
Playing With Fire
Maydays (2018 version)
Daughters of the Revolution
If Only
Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (stage version)
The Master Builder
Written on the Heart
The Prisoner's Dilemma
The Shape of the Table
Continental Divide
How Plays Work
A Time to Keep
Mothers Against
Albert Speer
Edgar: Shorts

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