Darke Plays: 1: The Dead Monkey; The King of Prussia; The by Nick Darke PDF

By Nick Darke

ISBN-10: 0413737209

ISBN-13: 9780413737205

"Passionately satirical and sharply observant, he's the most attention-grabbing of our playwrights" (Sunday Telegraph)


The useless Monkey - "Darke has anything either hilarious and bad to assert concerning the decay of a wedding and he compels the eye whereas doing so." (Sunday Telegraph)

The King of Prussia - "A meaty play...seethes with existence, wit and concepts. Darke supply form to a Cornish id that feels very important and actual and has not anything to do with clay pipes and clotted cream. Like Cornwall's coves, it has many unforeseen depths...It additionally increases questions about the issues the place justice, judgment of right and wrong and the legislations half corporation" (Financial Times)

The physique - "The top moments in Nick Darke's play are first-rate - and never all reliable within the related way...the most blatant debt is to Brecht. There are different recollections of Auden and Isherwood's The puppy underneath the outside, of Tom Stoppard's After Magritte and of T.S Eliot's verse plays."

Tin Tang Mine - "A lament for an and a lifestyle; yet this could no longer recommend whatever sentimental. The writing is rugged and muscular; lyrical yet now not ornate; energetic yet no longer folksy...oddball, quirkily parochial and as real as a slice of tough bread." (The Times)


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