Page extent: 120
ISBN: 9781783199198
Binding: PaperBack

Future Conditional

Tamsin Oglesby

PaperBack (01 Sep 2015)

 Future Conditional tackles the nightmare of British schooling through a myriad of characters including parents, teachers, and Alia, a prodigiously clever fourteen-year-old Afghan refugee and the newest member of Britain’s Education Research Board. Alia has a radical solution for Britain’s schools that could restore our place in the world education league. But is the system ready to take lessons from a schoolgirl…?

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ISBN13 9781783199198
Binding PaperBack
Page Extent 120


'a real cracker...The debates will be familiar to many of us. But Oglesby has given them new life in a fast and furious play that crackles with intellectual energy.' Guardian

'It's lively, disputatious, and full of clued-up, irreverent humour.' The Independent 

‘Oglseby tackles education in-the-round, from those toiling in the thick of it to questions about what education is for… provocative and performed with zest. It suggests that the new term under Warchus is likely to be lively, engaged and full of fun.’ Financial Times

‘Oglesby’s scenarios are very funny, and grapple well with some complex issues’ TimeOut

‘There is a joy to this piece that is impossible to truly describe in words’

‘Oglesby and Warchus inject a fresh charge of super smart energy into familiar debates and issues in this hugely entertaining and witty play. It’s an intelligent choice for the launch of a new era at the Old Vic and signals an intent to take it back to its cutting edge roots.’ The Upcoming