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JANE WAINWRIGHT was a member of the Royal Court Theatre’s Young Writers Programme, their Invitation Group for Playwrights and their 'Supergroup' of twelve specially selected writers. Her plays include Photos of You Sleeping, In World, Hands Free and Pet's Corner. She was shortlisted for the WritersRoom 10 scheme and the BBC Heartlands new writing scheme, and her play In World was part of the final shortlist in last year’s PapaTango New Writing Competition.


Barrow Hill
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Barrow Hill

Jane Wainwright

Chesterfield, Derbyshire, 2012. Kath is 86 years young and still going, but as her friends keep dying around her, her only tie to the world is her beloved chapel. When Kath discovers that the chapel is to be converted into luxury flats for young professionals and that her own son, Graham, has won the contract for the rebuilding work, she is forced into a bitter battle between the past and the future.

In the Big Society that’s just waiting for her to die, Kath is confronted with the fragility of family loyalties and the pain of learning to let go...

Cast : 3F, 3M
Oberon Books, UK | 978-1-84943-405-8 | Sales: Australia/NZ only | PB