13 (Modern Plays)

13 (Modern Plays)

By: Mike Bartlett (author)Hardback

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Work out what you want and go for it with all your conviction and don't care if you seem outrageous or stupid...All that's needed, in the end, is belief. An identical, terrifying dream haunts Londoners in the midst of economic gloom and ineffective protest. Whilst the prime minister considers a preventive war, a young man returns home with a vision for the future. Coincidences, omens and visions collide with political reality in this epic new play from the writer of Earthquakes in London. Set in a dark and magical landscape, it depicts a London both familiar and strange, a London staring into the void. In a year which has seen governments fall as the people take to the streets, 13 explores the meaning of personal responsibility, the hold that the past has over the future and the nature of belief itself.

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About Author

Hailed by The Stage as 'one of the most exciting new talents to emerge in recent times', Mike is currently Pearson Playwright in Residence at The Royal Court Theatre. He won the Writer's Guild Tinniswood and Imison prizes for Not Talking, the Old Vic New Voices Award for Artefacts and an Olivier Award for Cock. His other plays include My Child, Contractions (both Royal Court), Earthquakes in London (Headlong/National Theatre and Love, Love, Love (Paines Plough).

Product Details

  • publication date: 18/10/2011
  • ISBN13: 9781408171912
  • Format: Hardback, Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 144
  • ID: 9781408171912
  • weight: 125
  • ISBN10: 1408171910

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