An Incident at the Border
By: Keiran Lynn (author)Paperback
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"When we came for a romantic walk in the park, we didn't think we would be involved in an international crisis - This side of the line, that side of the line. Does it really make that much of a difference which side I am from? When a country's new border is drawn, a couple are divided by the line. Under the rigorous eyes of a brand-new border guard, they are trapped in an increasingly absurd nightmare, stuck in between two aggressive nations on the verge of war. A comic new play exploring the imaginary lines that divide us and the severe penalties for breaking them. A shorter version of An Incident at the Border was first seen at Oran Mor in Glasgow as part of David MacLennan's acclaimed A Play, A Pie and A Pint series of lunchtime theatre. It was recently recorded and broadcast on BBC Radio 4."
"Playwright Kieran Lynn trained as an actor at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, and works as a director and playwright. He has been a member of the Royal Court Young Writers programme, the Playwrights Studio Scotland mentoring programme, the BBC Sparks Residential Course and the Old Vic 24 Hour Plays. He recently completed a year-long attachment at Hampstead Theatre. Kieran's plays include The Recurring Rise and Fall (Hampstead Theatre), An Advert for the Army (Oran Mor,Glasgow), A Volunteer from the Audience (Everyman Theatre, Liverpool) and Pushing Up Poppies (Hill Street Theatre, Edinburgh, and Theatre503 London). Recent productions include The Last Dictator (Oran Mor, Glasgow), The Bicycle Thieves, a new play based on the Italian film of the same name (Create Festival, London, in the Olympic Park) and his latest play Bunnies, produced by the Bike Shed Theatre, winner of a Peter Brook Empty Space Award, transferred to London in 2012. Bunnies is also published by Oberon Books."
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