Bond Plays: 7: The Crime of the Twenty-First Century; Olly's by Edward Bond

By Edward Bond

the most recent number of performs via one in all Europe's most crucial playwrights.

THE CRIME OF THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY: The prior has been abolished and geography - even the sky - is modified. a girl lives in an unlimited desolate tract of white rubble. A tiny crew of individuals comes looking a hiding position - and is uncovered to the private questions of human existence.

OLLY'S legal: a normal urban flat. night. a guy attempts to speak to his daughter. she's going to now not solution. Slowly their international turns to tragedy and a seek starts off that lasts for years.

COFFEE: a tender guy by myself in a room. A stranger enters. jointly they trip right into a darkish forest...When the lads go back to the sunlight international, they're interested by a trivial incident. it really is not often greater than a gesture - but it really is whatever that after occurred and in its triviality captures the background of our century and confronts us with the inner most questions on ourselves.

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