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Description for Buckets Paperback. A unique and entertaining play about bucket lists, life-planning and the disappointing fact that you're not going to live forever. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 129 x 12. Weight in Grams: 88.

How to fill what's left of your day. How to fill the rest of your days. Sick buckets, bucket rattling, bucket lists, buckets of love.

Wry, emotive, funny and heartfelt, buckets is a play with a unique perspective on a universal dilemma: how do you deal with the fact that time always runs out?

Across thirty-three interconnected scenes – some just a few lines, others mini-plays in their own right – buckets swings through a kaleidoscopic world of sadness and happiness, illness and health, youth and experience, kissing and crying, singing and dying.

Adam Barnard's open-ended text can ... Read more

buckets premiered at the Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond, in May 2015.

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About Adam Barnard
Adam Barnard began his career as a theatre director and now increasingly writes. buckets is his first full-length play. Previous one-act plays include Closer Scrutiny (Orange Tree, 2014), I.S.S.(Y) (Wilderness Festival, 2013) and Too Small To Be A Planet (Company of Angels / Latitude, 2012). Invisible, a play for young performers, is produced by Theatre Royal Plymouth ... Read more

Reviews for Buckets
'Innovative... Barnard writes with a wounding intelligence'
'Clearly influenced by Caryl Churchill… it startles, touches and wryly amuses… a neat balance of absurdity and pathos'
The Times
'An exuberant, likeable and snappy 80 minutes… has a winningly absurdist sense of humour'
Time Out
'Both wise and humorous'
Evening Standard

Goodreads reviews for Buckets

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