Includes the plays Rattle, Mother Adam and Staircase
Sir Harold Hobson (Sunday Times) coined the phrase The Lonely Trilogy to include Rattle (Garrick Theatre, 1962-3), Mother Adam (Arts Theatre, 1971) and Staircase (RSC, 1966-67), plays which have been in constant production throughout the years. Of the middle duologue, Hobson wrote: ‘In Mother Adam Dyer has written one of the few real tragedies of our time... It is more disturbing; it has deeper resonances; it is more beautifully written, with an imagination at once exotic and desperately familiar; it has a profounder pity, and a more exquisite falling Close.'The eminent American journalist Walter Winchell wrote of Dyer's ‘Profound thoughts and emotions expressed with humour... People in the shadows discovering sunshine in each other.'
by Charles Dickens
by Charles Darwin
by Charles M. Sheldon
by Izaak Walton, Charles Cotton
by Charles W. Chesnutt
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