Red Plush & Trombones

The Lonely Trilogy - Rattle of Simple Man, Staircase, and Mother Adam
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Author(s): Charles Dyer
Genre: Drama
Original Publish Date: Sep 24, 2012
Product Number: EB00775033
Released: Oct 15, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781849436762
Publisher: Oberon Books
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Description

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.'

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