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Steve Thompson is a former journalist. His first two plays, Damages (2004) and Whipping It Up (2006), were premiered by the Bush Theatre.

No Naughty Bits
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No Naughty Bits

Steve Thompson
 
Inspired by a true story, this gloriously funny play investigates the nature of comedy, the operation of censorship, and the complex misunderstandings implicit in the Anglo-American relationship.

In December 1975,  Monty Python's Flying Circus was broadcast coast to coast in the US. It was the Pythons' first time on a major network... but somebody cut out all the naughty bits!

Undismayed, Michael Palin and Terry Gilliam flew to New York to persuade the network to reinstate the cuts - and, somewhat by accident, found themselves at the centre of a landmark court case concerning freedom of expression and the protection of artistic integrity...



Cast : 6M, 2F
Nick Hern Books, UK | 978-1-84842-205-6 | Sales rights: Australia/NZ | PB
Roaring Trade
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Roaring Trade

Steve Thompson
 
This is what life was like in the big financial institutions before the ceiling fell in. Topical and fast-paced, Roaring Trade exposes just how far people would go to secure the highest-risk—highest-earning—jobs in the City.








Cast : 4M, 2F
Nick Hern Books | 978-1-84842-040-3 | Sales rights: Australia/NZ | PB