Contains the huge hit Blue/Orange, recipient of the Evening Standard Best Play Award, the Olivier Award for Best New Play 2001 and Critics' Circle Best New Play 2000Dumb Show (2004): 'At every point the sheer skill of Dumb Show confirms how fortunate we are to have a playwright under forty with such finesse, rhythm and diversity' Financial Times The first ever publication of Penhall's first work for the stage, Wild Turkey. His most recent work, Landscape With Weapon, premiered at the National Theatre in 2007.
Blue/Orange; Dumb Show; Wild Turkey
Joe Penhall is the author of the multi-award-winning play Blue/Orange (National Theatre, 2000). It has since been produced for the BBC starring Brian Cox. Other recent work includes Dumb Show (Royal Court Theatre, 2004), the screenplay Enduring Love, based on the Ian McEwan novel, and Landscape With Weapon (National Theatre, 2007).
on Wild Turkey: 'a taut morality tale about why mixing business with friendship is always a bad idea.' Time Out London 14/08/08