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