Noises Off

Noises Off - Modern Classics

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Paperback (11 Feb 2021)

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Synopsis

"As finely worked as a Swiss watch and as funny as the human condition permits..the zigzag brilliance of the text as the clunky lines of the farce-within-a-farce rub against the sharp dialogue of reality" Guardian A play-within-a-play following a touring theatre company who are rehearsing and performing a comedy called Nothing On, results in a riotous double-bill of comedic craft and dramatic skill. Hurtling along at breakneck speed it shows the backstage antics as they stumble through the dress-rehearsal at Weston-super-Mare, then on to a disastrous matinee at Ashton-under-Lyne, followed by a total meltdown in Stockton-on-Tees. Michael Frayn's irresistible, multi-award-winning backstage farce has been enjoyed by millions of people worldwide since it premiered in 1982 and has been hailed as one of the greatest British comedies ever written. Winner of both Olivier and Evening Standard Awards for Best Comedy. This edition features a new introduction by Michael Blakemore.

Book information

ISBN: 9781350184855
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (UK)
Imprint: Bloomsbury Methuen Drama
Pub date:
Edition: New edition
DEWEY: 822.914
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 176
Weight: 162g
Height: 130mm
Width: 197mm
Spine width: 15mm