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5%OFFRachel De-Lahay - The Westbridge - 9781408172018 - V9781408172018
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The Westbridge

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Description for The Westbridge Paperback. Joint winner of the 2011 Alfred Fagon award, The Westbridge depicts tension, violence, friendship and love across racial and cultural distinctions. Picking apart an intricate tangle of cultures, religions and generations, The Westbridge showcases an array of voices with humour, style and bite. Series: Modern Plays. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 199 x 133 x 8. Weight in Grams: 112.
'Everyone lived perfectly happily round here together before you young ones try to integrate and confuse things.' The accusation of a Black teenager sparks disturbance on the South London streets. While tensions rise and local rioting starts, a couple from very different backgrounds navigate the minefield between them, their families and their disparate but coexisting neighbourhood. Joint winner of the 2011 Alfred Fagon award (under its former title SW11), The Westbridge showcases an array of multiple voices. Presenting a microcosm of multicultural society, this depiction of London's melting-pot spans ethnicities, religions, generations and outlooks. A very ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC London
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Series
Modern Plays
Condition
New
Number of Pages
96
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781408172018
SKU
V9781408172018
Shipping Time
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99-50

About Rachel De-Lahay
Rachel De-lahay has recently participated in the Royal Court Young Writers' Programme and has just been selected as one of the BBC Writersroom 10, with the Bush as her partner theatre. She is currently on attachment to the Royal Court Theatre. The Westbridge is Rachel De-lahay's first full-length play.

Reviews for The Westbridge
De-lahay has confronted a living issue... De-lahay captures excellently the confusion of cultural identity in the modern world.
Michael Billington
Guardian
This thrilling debut play by Rachel De-lahay plugs straight into the jittery heart of multicultural London today ... De-lahay has an alert ear for comic dialogue and her portrait of mixed-race, upwardly mobile twentysomethings on ... Read more

Goodreads reviews for The Westbridge


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