The Small Things
Paperback, 64 pages ISBN: 9781854598431Publication Date:
13 Jan 2005
Size: 200mm x 130mm£7.99 £6.39You save £1.60 (20%)
EPUB, 64 pages ISBN: 9781780012834Publication Date:
1 Dec 2014
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First Staged:
Menier Chocolate Factory, London, 2005

The Small Things

By Enda Walsh

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A fierce and devastating fable about enforced silence.

Two houses, each perched on a mountain top, stare at each other across a deep valley. A man and a woman talk about the small things – parquet floor zigzagging down corridors, the memory of mother's breasts, brown sauce and soggy chips. But these minutiae disguise a bigger story of brutality and unfaltering loyalty which emerges horrifically through the chit chat.

Enda Walsh's play The Small Things was first performed by Paines Plough as part of the 'This Other England' season at the Menier Chocolate Factory, London, in January 2005.

The Small Things is also available in the collection Enda Walsh Plays: One.

Press Quotes

'Walsh once again proves himself an inspired wordsmith'

Daily Telegraph

'Walsh's beautiful, terrible play... is a small play about the big things and the writing is harrowingly precise and poetic'

Guardian
Paperback, 64 pages ISBN: 9781854598431Publication Date:
13 Jan 2005
Size: 200mm x 130mm£7.99 £6.39You save £1.60 (20%)
EPUB, 64 pages ISBN: 9781780012834Publication Date:
1 Dec 2014
£7.99 £6.39You save £1.60 (20%)

Also by Enda Walsh:

How These Desperate Men Talk
Medicine
The New Electric Ballroom
bedbound
Penelope
The Ginger Ale Boy
Delirium
Arlington
Roald Dahl's The Twits
The Walworth Farce
bedbound & misterman: two plays
Disco Pigs & Sucking Dublin
Lazarus: The Complete Book and Lyrics
Room 303
Enda Walsh Plays: One
A Girl's Bedroom
Once: The Musical
Misterman
Enda Walsh Plays: Two
Sucking Dublin
misterman (2001 edition)
My Friend Duplicity
Kitchen
Ballyturk
Disco Pigs
Chatroom
The Same
Medicine & The Same: two plays
Lynndie's Gotta Gun

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