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The Unreturning
Paperback, 112 pages ISBN: 9781848427877Publication Date:
20 Sep 2018
Size: 198mm x 129mm£11.99 £9.59You save £2.40 (20%)
Ebook, 112 pages ISBN: 9781788500951Publication Date:
20 Sep 2018
£11.99 £9.59You save £2.40 (20%)
First Staged:
Frantic Assembly & Theatre Royal Plymouth tour, 2018

The Unreturning

By Anna Jordan

Paperback £11.99£9.59

Ebook £11.99£9.59

A Northern British coastal town. Three young men are coming home from war.

Their stories, set at different times over a hundred years, are beautifully interwoven in Anna Jordan's The Unreturning, a play that explores the profound effect that war has on young people's lives, and asks – what does coming home really mean? What is home? And when experience has shattered you into a million pieces, will home help to put you together again, or treat you as an ugly truth it does not want to confront?

The Unreturning was premiered at Theatre Royal Plymouth in September 2018, in a co-production between Frantic Assembly and Theatre Royal Plymouth, before touring the UK.

‘I want to return to my home.’

Press Quotes

'A moving meditation on war and masculinity... Jordan paints a complex picture of masculinity, its crises, its toxicity and its deepest feelings... the writing is sensitive'

The Arts Desk

'A feverishly intense drama... visceral and insightful'

Time Out

'An incredibly moving show, full of beautifully interwoven stories which are sensitively told, hard-hitting and immensely poignant at the same time... there is so much for students to choose from for a scripted exam performance, and there are beautiful monologues from each character to explore'

Drama & Theatre Magazine

'Brutally and beautifully honest'

Broadway World

'Anna Jordan's poetic piece interweaves three stories, flicking back and forth in history as timeless threads are followed, linked and knotted'

British Theatre Guide

'An absorbing, thought-provoking piece of new writing... [Jordan] creates dialogue and especially soliloquies of shuddering power'

The Reviews Hub
Paperback,112 pages ISBN: 9781848427877Publication Date:
20 Sep 2018
Size: 198mm x 129mm£11.99 £9.59You save £2.40 (20%)
Ebook,112 pages ISBN: 9781788500951Publication Date:
20 Sep 2018
£11.99 £9.59You save £2.40 (20%)

Also by Anna Jordan:

Pop Music
Closer to God
We Anchor in Hope
Chicken Shop

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