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Muswell Hill Torben Betts

Muswell Hill By Torben Betts

Muswell Hill by Torben Betts


$13.49
Condition - Very Good
5 in stock

Summary

A darkly funny satire on modern-day life, by an award-winning playwright.

Muswell Hill Summary

Muswell Hill by Torben Betts

One night in January 2010 and an earthquake in Haiti leaves around a hundred thousand people dead and almost two million homeless. Meanwhile, somewhere in a leafy North London suburb, a group of six individuals convene over avocado and prawns, followed by a monkfish stew. They struggle with worries over their mortgages, their mobile phone tariffs, their Facebook friends, their careers, their love lives, their diets, their alcohol intake, their holiday plans and whether or not any of them will be able to make any lasting impression on history.

Muswell Hill Reviews

"""Torben Betts is one of the most exciting theatre writing talents I have come across in many a year"" - Alan Ayckbourn ""Betts has a profound and highly original theatrical voice"" - Daily Telegraph ""Just about the most original and extraordinary writer of drama we have...a boldly visionary poet... a political Beckett... a flamingly original writer we ignore at our peril.' - Liz Lochhead, National Poet Of Scotland "What starts out as a mildly amusing comedy of social dysfunctionality turns into something altogether darker and less comfortable" - The Stage 'An astute and multifaceted diagnosis of a very modern malaise.' - Time Out (Critics Choice)"

About Torben Betts

Torben Betts read English Literature & English Language at the University of Liverpool before training and working as an actor. Works include: The Unconquered, Best New Play 2007 Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland, A Listening Heaven, nominated for Best New Play at the 2001 TMA Awards, Lie of the Land, nominated for Edinburgh Fringe First Award 2008, Clockwatching, The Company Man, The Biggleswades, Five Visions of the Faithful, The Lunatic Queen, The Error of Their Ways & The Swing of Things.

Additional information

GOR006654730
9781849431378
184943137X
Muswell Hill by Torben Betts
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
2012-02-01
96
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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