Description - Splendour by Abi Morgan
In the opulent drawing room of the Presidential Palace, a Western photojournalist awaits the return of the dictator. She is here to take his portrait. The dictator's wife, her best friend and an interpreter wait with her. Prada shoes, vodka glasses and light fingers tap out the time. He is late, very late...All four women harbour secrets and suspicions. All four are in danger. This is the day that revolution comes to the streets. Abi Morgan's devastating play allows us a glimpse into the minds of four women as their world turns.
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(210mm x 130mm x mm)
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Author Biography - Abi Morgan
Abi Morgan is an award-winning writer across theatre, film and television. She was nominated for Most Promising Playwright at the Olivier Awards 2002 and shortlisted for the Allied Domecq Award at the Bush Theatre. A BAFTA award-winning writer, on film, she wrote the screenplay for The Iron Lady starring Meryl Streep and Shame, directed by Steve McQueen and starring Michael Fassbender. For television, her credits include BBC2's The Hour (Winner Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing).