The Giant
Paperback, 128 pages ISBN: 9781854595881Publication Date:
1 Nov 2007
Size: 200mm x 131mm£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)
First Staged:
Hampstead Theatre, London, 2007

The Giant

By Antony Sher

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A powerful, witty and moving play exploring the dark interplay between sexuality and creativity.

Florence, 1501. A vast block of Carrara marble known as Il Gigante becomes the centre of conflict between two great artists, as Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo compete for a prestigious commission to carve a statue of David.

The result is one of the most iconic works of the Renaissance - but who was the model?

Antony Sher's play The Giant was first staged at Hampstead Theatre, London, in 2007.

Press Quotes

'Powerful... tremendous... close to sublime'

Sunday Telegraph

'Impressive... deals with nothing less than the creative sources of art and the battle between Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci'


'A rich, ambitious play that seizes on a fascinating time and grapples with giant questions about art, creativity, integrity and beauty'

Financial Times
Paperback,128 pages ISBN: 9781854595881Publication Date:
1 Nov 2007
Size: 200mm x 131mm£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)

Also by Antony Sher:

Year of the Fat Knight
Beside Myself
Year of the Mad King: The Lear Diaries
Year of the King
Primo Time
Year of the Fat Knight

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