Game (NHB Modern Plays)

Game (NHB Modern Plays)

by Mike Bartlett, David Grieg

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Overview

A play from the author of The Cosmonaut's Last Message to the Woman He Once Loved in the Former Soviet Union, Victoria and Pyrenees.

A one-man show set in eastern Berlin in 1995, in which Flannery tells us his life story in the form of a guide to the city.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781780015668
Publisher: Hern, Nick Books
Publication date: 04/03/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 60
File size: 396 KB
Age Range: 12 Years

About the Author

Mike Bartlett’s plays include King Charles III (Almeida/West End); An Intervention (Paines Plough/Watford Palace Theatre); Bull (Sheffield Theatres/Off-Broadway); Medea (Glasgow Citizens/Headlong); Chariots of Fire (based on the film; Hampstead/West End); 13 (National Theatre); Love, Love, Love (Paines Plough/Plymouth Drum/Royal Court); Earthquakes in London (Headlong/National Theatre); Cock (Royal Court/Off-Broadway); Artefacts (Nabokov/Bush); Contractions and My Child (Royal Court).

He was Writer-in-Residence at the National Theatre in 2011, and the Pearson Playwright-in-Residence at the Royal Court Theatre in 2007. Cock won an Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre in 2010. Love, Love, Love won the TMA Best New Play Award in 2011. Bull won the same award in 2013. King Charles III won the Critics’ Circle Award for Best New Play in 2015.

Directing credits include Medea (Glasgow Citizens/Headlong); Honest (Northampton Royal & Derngate) and Class (Tristan Bates). He has written seven plays for BBC Radio, winning the Writers’ Guild Tinniswood and Imison prizes for Not Talking, and his three-part television series, The Town, was broadcast on ITV 1 in 2012 and nominated for a BAFTA for Breakthrough Talent. He is currently developing television projects with the BBC, ITV, Big Talk, and Drama Republic, and under commission from Headlong Theatre, Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse, Hampstead Theatre, and the Royal Court Theatre.


David Greig was born in Edinburgh in 1969 and studied at Bristol University. In 1990 he co-founded (with Graham Eatough) Suspect Culture, with which he is now Dramaturg; he has collaborated on and written eight shows for the company, including One Way Street (1995), Airport (1996), Timeless (1997).

His other plays include The Events; Damascus; Midsummer; Europe and The Architect (Traverse); Stalinland (Citizens’, Glasgow); Petra (TAG Theatre Co.); Caledonia Dreaming (7:84 Scotland); and adaptations of The Ubu Plays (Almeida) and Oedipus the King (Theatre Babel). He has written two films: Nightlife (BBC Scotland) and Nothing in the Whole Wide World (United Broadcasting). For radio: Copper Sulphate (BBC Radio 3).

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