Five Plays

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Nick Hern Books, 2000 - Drama - 390 pages
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A rich selection of work from the late 1970s and 1980s, introduced by the playwright.

The plays contained in this volume are:

The Custom of the Country (1983)
An updating of Fletcher and Massinger's bawdy Jacobean drama.

The Desert Air (1985)
A wartime comedy set in Cairo.

Mrs Klein (1988)
A play about the controversial psychoanalyst.

One Fine Day (1980)
A comedy about the gulf that separates Britain and Africa.

Treetops (1978)
A play based on the author's own rebellious boyhood in South Africa.

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About the author (2000)

Nicholas Wright's Vincent in Brixton won rave reviews and the Olivier Award for Best Play. The West End production was subsequently seen on Broadway. His adaptations include Pirandello's Naked and Wedekind's Lulu, as well as the new His Dark Materials and Chekhov's Three Sisters, both for the National Theatre in London.

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