Page extent: 96
ISBN: 9781840023213
Binding: PaperBack

The Cutting

Maureen O'Brien

PaperBack (03 Mar 2003)
Nominated for the London Awards (Best First Play) and the London Evening Standard Awards (Best Newcomer).

Judith is in prison, on remand, accused of killing her mother. From the moment the police came to question her she has not spoken. Alex, a child psychiatrist with experience of mutism is called in as a last resort to make a psychiatric assessment. He battles against her silence until at last he breaks the dam. Judith speaks directly to another human being for perhaps the first time in her life. An extraordinary story is revealed, and a relationship forged.

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ISBN13 9781840023213
Binding PaperBack
Page Extent 96


'A remarkable first play... riveting' Mail on Sunday

'... a gem of inner discovery... gripping theatre... uncompromisingly intelligent and unsentimentally moving..'
Mark Douet, London Theatre Record