Page extent: 96
ISBN: 9781840024647
Binding: PaperBack

Dead Hands

Howard Barker

PaperBack (19 Oct 2004)

A young man rushes to reach the bedside of his dying father, but arrives too late. His younger brother was present at the death, but his attitude is strangely ambiguous, and the elder brother becomes suspicious. The intentions of the dead man's mistress are also unclear. The mourners become increasingly consumed by feverish imagining, building a powerfully tense atmosphere as their characters start to disintegrate.

This new play by international dramatist, poet and theorist, Howard Barker, toured in a production by The Wrestling School theatre company in 2005.

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ISBN13 9781840024647
Binding PaperBack
Page Extent 96