Edgar: Shorts
Paperback, 168 pages ISBN: 9781854590510Publication Date:
17 Aug 1989
Size: 198mm x 128mm£12.99

Edgar: Shorts

By David Edgar

Paperback £12.99

A collection of shorter plays from stage and television by one of the UK's foremost political playwrights.

Included are:

Blood Sports, five hilarious sketches on sporting subjects
Ball Boys, an unlikely match between Marx and tennis
Baby Love, a powerful and moving account of a baby-snatcher
The National Theatre, 'Three Sisters' in a strip club
The Midas Connection, an ironic look at gold dealing

Especially suitable for performances by groups with limited time and/or resources, all the pieces engage – however wryly – with important issues. The whole collection sheds fascinating new light on Edgar the dramatist.

Paperback, 168 pages ISBN: 9781854590510Publication Date:
17 Aug 1989
Size: 198mm x 128mm£12.99

Also by David Edgar:

Written on the Heart
The Shape of the Table
Maydays & Trying It On: two plays
Continental Divide
Albert Speer
Playing With Fire
Trying It On
Daughters of the Revolution
Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (stage version)
Arthur & George (stage version)
Testing the Echo
If Only
Maydays (2018 version)
Mothers Against
A Time to Keep
A Christmas Carol (RSC stage version)
How Plays Work
The Master Builder
The Prisoner's Dilemma

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