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First Run: New Plays by New Writers  

First Run: New Plays by New Writers $22.68 ex GST
$24.95 inc GST
The five plays in this volume were chosen as the best work by new playwrights to have been staged in Britain in the late 1980s. All five writers have gone on to establish reputations in major theatres.

Inventing a New Colour by Paul Godfrey 
A war-time Exeter family takes in an evacuee from London

Prickly Heat by Simon Donald 
A surreal sensuous comedy by a young Scottish writer/performer

Leave Taking by Winsome Pinnock 
Shows the conflict between a West-Indian woman and her English-born daughters

Low Level Panic by Clare McIntyre
Looks at the effect of pornography on three young women

A Handful of Stars by Billy Roche 
Rituals of male supremacy are played out in a Southern Irish billiard room.

Cast : Inventing a New Colour - 3M, 1F / Prickly Heat - 3M, 1F / Leave Taking - 1M, 4F / Low Level Panic - 3F (+ 2M, voices only) / A Handful of Stars - 6M, 1F

Nick Hern Books | 978-1-85459-010-7 | Sales rights: Australia/NZ | PB