In Fred’s American Diner on a busy English motorway, people dream of better lives. You’ll find friendly staff and get service with a smile, but not far beneath lies a deadly secret. Penelope Skinner’s new play serves up a beautifully plotted, blackly comic thriller that gives an unsettling portrayal of the darker reaches of intimate relationships.
‘Stylish, neatly crafted, great fun to watch… Skinner’s verbal adroitness is always joyful’ – Telegraph
‘When [this] immensely sparky play began, one cracking line following the next, I would never have guessed that two hours later we’d be sitting in shaken silence… a triumph’ – Sunday Times
‘Skinner's dialogue has verve and a sharp-edged humour’ – Observer
‘A moving and discomfiting piece that leaves a dark stain on the memory’ – The Times