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Home, I'm Darling Laura Wade

Home, I'm Darling By Laura Wade

Home, I'm Darling by Laura Wade

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Home, I'm Darling Summary

Home, I'm Darling by Laura Wade

How happily married are the happily married? Home, I'm Darling is a dark comedy about sex, cake and the quest to be the perfect 1950s housewife. Judy has Johnny's slippers waiting for him when he arrives home from work, the kitchen's clean, the rooms are aired...yet this is not the 1950s, but a 21st-century 'arrangement' agreed between the two of them. With clothes, furniture and a (faulty) fridge from the 1950s, Judy and Johnny try to 'live the dream', with specific roles and a perfectly ordered life.

Home, I'm Darling Reviews

'Beautifully observed... Wade's gifts as a satirist are beyond doubt.' * Evening Standard *
'This is an extraordinary feat - a vicious satire with a heart of gold - wrought with peculiar subtlety and intelligence.' * The Spectator *
'The tension, the emotions and the sense of absurdity and fear are brilliantly handled... A terrifying tour de force.' * Sunday Times *
Other Hands: 'An extraordinary feat - a vicious satire with a heart of gold. * The Spectator *
Colder Than Here: 'A masterpiece, a jewel, dark but translucent.' * Sunday Times *

About Laura Wade

Laura Wade is a Olivier award winning playwright and screenwriter. Her plays include Home, I'm Darling (National Theatre), Posh (Royal Court Theatre and West End), Tipping the Velvet (Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith), Alice (Crucible Theatre, Sheffield), Kreutzer vs. Kreutzer (Globe Theatre, Sydney Opera House and Australian tour), Other Hands (Soho Theatre), Colder Than Here (Soho Theatre and MCC Theatre New York), Breathing Corpses (Royal Court Theatre), Catch (Royal Court Theatre, written with four other playwrights), Young Emma (Finborough Theatre), 16 Winters (Bristol Old Vic Basement) and Limbo (Crucible Studio Theatre, Sheffield). Films include The Riot Club. Awards include the Critics' Circle Award for Most Promising Playwright, the Pearson Best Play Award and the George Devine Award. Laura Wade's plays have been performed in the UK, USA, Australia, Ireland, Sweden, Norway, Germany, the Netherlands and Mexico.

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Home, I'm Darling by Laura Wade
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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