By David Greig
David Greig: Plays 1
brings jointly 4 key performs by means of the playwright defined via the Daily Telegraph
as 'one of the main attention-grabbing and adventurous British dramatists of his generation'.
In Outlying Island
younger Cambridge ornithologists are despatched to a distant island. including its authoritarian leaseholder and his niece they notice an innocence that's approximately to be destroyed eternally. San Diego
bargains an odd and infrequently nightmarish trip into the center of the modern American dream, weaving jointly tales of unlawful immigrants, of movie stars and whores, or even of the playwright himself. Pyrenees
follows a guy came across mendacity within the snow within the foothills as he attempts to piece jointly his identification. In The American Pilot
a crash-landing in a distant valley in a far off nation increases questions on how the area sees the USA and the way the US sees the realm.
The assortment additionally incorporates a trilogy of brief performs, Being Norwegian
and Brewers Fayre
, released right here for the 1st time.
'I can't suggest it hugely sufficient . . . A wealthy, charged play, veering among the comedian and the poetic as innocence supplies solution to experience.' Telegraph
'A surreal and interesting piece of theatre . . . impressive . . . domestic and unsleeping from the legendary dream that's San Diego
, the identify David Greig continues to be imprinted on our minds.' Independent
'All the wit and intelligence of past works, probing away at matters which are either modern and timeless...A elegant, lucrative, attractive drama, Greig's top to date.' The Times
The American Pilot
One of the main intellectually stimulating dramatists round. A richly provocative new play.' Guardian