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:

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

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