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Modern Plays : Blue/Orange
Modern Plays : Blue/Orange
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Author : Joe Penhall
Publisher : Methuen Drama
ISBN# : 9780413752703
Pages : 128
Price :INR 842
Offer Price:INR 749
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Book Description

In a London psychiatric hospital, an enigmatic patient claims to be theson of an African dictator - a story that becomes unnervinglyplausible. An incendiary tale of race, madness and a Darwinian powerstruggle at the heart of a dying National Health Service, Blue/Orangepremiered at Londons Cottesloe Theatre in April 2000 and transferredto the West End in 2001.

"JoePenhall creates as riveting and compelling a new chamber play as wehave seen since Michael Frayns Copenhagen" - Daily Mail

"Britains best new play since Michael Frayns Copenhagen...thrillingly original" - Financial Times

"Funny and irreverent...Penhalls writing is vibrant throughout" - Independent on Sunday

"Icame out of Joe Penhalls new play in a state of hot, black excitement:emotional, intellectual, moral excitement. How many plays can claimthat much?" - Sunday Times

"Exuberant...Penhall has the giftof making serious points in a comic manner and of conveying moralindignation without preaching...Stinging satire" - Guardian

"Provocative, blackly funny...[and] taut with thought-provoking ambiguity" - Independent


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