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A moving and truthful portrait of Stanley Spencer, the wayward genius of modern British painting.  Stanley recreates both his huge appetite for life and his naive attitude towards women, in particular his long-suffering wife.

Winner of the Olivier Best Play Award 1996 and the Evening Standard Best Play Award 1996

'Highly plausible, deeply moving.'  Guardian

Cast : 6M, 6F (2 boys)

Nick Hern Books | 978-1-85459-254-5 | Sales rights: Australia/NZ | PB


Pam Gems, born in 1925, is the author of about 40 stage plays. Her first major success was Dusa, Fish, Stas and Vi staged in 1976. Among her other best-known works are Piaf, Camille, The Danton Affair, The Blue Angel, The Snow Palace, and Stanley, based on the life of the painter Stanley Spencer, first produced at the National Theatre.

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