The Drunks
Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781848420571Publication Date:
10 Sep 2009
Size: 198mm x 129mm£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)
First Staged:
Royal Shakespeare Company, Courtyard Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, 2009

The Drunks

By Mikhail and Vyacheslav Durnenkov Translated by Nina Raine

Paperback £8.99£7.19

A darkly comic and freewheeling epic that gets to the heart of small-town politics and what it means to please all of the people all of the time.

A provincial town is in search of a hero. A shell-shocked soldier downs vodka on his return from the frontline in Chechnya. As Ilya arrives home he stumbles into the epicentre of an extraordinary power struggle that threatens to tear the town apart.

Mikhail and Vyacheslav Durnenkov's play The Drunks was first performed, in this English version by Nina Raine, by the Royal Shakespeare Company at the Courtyard Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon in 2009.

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'A maelstrom of corruption, egomania and lubricious booziness, rendered in spicily idiomatic English by Nina Raine'

Evening Standard
Paperback,96 pages ISBN: 9781848420571Publication Date:
10 Sep 2009
Size: 198mm x 129mm£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)

Also by Nina Raine:

Tiger Country
Bach & Sons

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