By David Greig
David Greig: Plays 1 brings jointly 4 key performs through the playwright defined by way of the Daily Telegraph as 'one of the main fascinating and adventurous British dramatists of his generation'.
In Outlying Island younger Cambridge ornithologists are despatched to a distant island. including its authoritarian leaseholder and his niece they become aware of an innocence that's approximately to be destroyed without end. San Diego deals a wierd and infrequently nightmarish trip into the guts of the modern American dream, weaving jointly tales of unlawful immigrants, of movie stars and whores, or even of the playwright himself. Pyrenees follows a guy came across mendacity within the snow within the foothills as he attempts to piece jointly his identification. In The American Pilot a crash-landing in a distant valley in state increases questions about how the realm sees the USA and the way the USA sees the realm.
The assortment additionally incorporates a trilogy of brief performs, Being Norwegian, Kyoto and Brewers Fayre, released right here for the 1st time.
'I cannot suggest it hugely sufficient . . . A wealthy, charged play, veering among the comedian and the poetic as innocence offers technique to experience.' Telegraph
'A surreal and interesting piece of theatre . . . wonderful . . . domestic and wide awake from the legendary dream that's San Diego, the identify David Greig continues to be imprinted on our minds.' Independent
'All the wit and intelligence of past works, probing away at issues which are either modern and timeless...A stylish, worthwhile, enticing drama, Greig's most sensible to date.' The Times
The American Pilot
'One of the main intellectually stimulating dramatists round. A richly provocative new play.' Guardian