Published in volume trade & generations: two plays
First Staged:
RSC Swan Theatre, Stratford-Upon-Avon, 2005


By debbie tucker green
Published in volume trade & generations: two plays

A short play dealing with the controversial topic of female sex tourism.

Three black women on a Caribbean island: a hip young thing from London, an older tourist and a resident native. One subject. Two worlds. Three points of view.

debbie tucker green's play trade was first performed by the Royal Shakespeare Company as part of the 2005 New Work Festival in the Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, in October 2005. (An earlier version of the play was performed by the Royal Shakespeare Company as part of the 2004 New Work Festival at The Other Place, Stratford-upon-Avon, in October 2004, and Soho Theatre, London, in March 2005).

trade is available in the volume trade & generations: two plays and is also included in the collection debbie tucker green plays: one.

'Why would I do back 'here' when I ain't back 'here' - I'm 'there' - don't make no sense - I'm not at home am I. Am i? I'm 'there' on holiday'

Press Quotes

'Poetry laced with shards of broken glass... short, sharp and pungent theatre'


'Packs more into its single intense act than most plays twice its duration manage... shocking emotional violence... a riveting examination of the queasy relationship between two parts of our economically divided world. A small wonder'

The Times

Also by debbie tucker green:

dirty butterfly
debbie tucker green plays: one
born bad
a profoundly affectionate, passionate devotion to someone (-noun)
truth and reconciliation
Contemporary Plays by Black British Writers
ear for eye
stoning mary
trade & generations: two plays

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