The Hamster Wheel
Published in volume The Crack in the Emerald
First Staged:
Arts Theatre, Belfast, 1990

The Hamster Wheel

By Marie Jones
Published in volume The Crack in the Emerald

From the author of the West End hit Stones in His Pockets.

What happens when one partner in a marriage becomes unable to look after themselves and is completely dependent on the other? Can the relationship survive?

Marie Jones's play The Hamster Wheel was first staged at the Arts Theatre, Belfast, in 1990.

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'A powerful, wholly theatrical experience'

Irish Times

Also by Marie Jones:

The Milliner and the Weaver
A Night in November
Stones in His Pockets & A Night in November: Two Plays
Stones in His Pockets
Women, Power and Politics: Then

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