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- DescriptionOwen McCafferty's first collection brings together one short- and four full-length plays set in the author's home city of Belfast. Shoot The Crow: Tragicomedy of character and circumstance that makes McCafferty look like a ribald Northern Irish Chekov . (Guardian). Scenes From The Big Picture: An epic that attempts to put the whole of human life on stage - birth, death, love, sex, work, families - the whole damn thing...McCafferty offers us a wise and compassionate view of the human heart . (Telegraph). Closing Time: The existence of a writer as good as McCafferty induces a perverse, paradoxical hope . (Guardian). Mojo Mikibo: A razor sharp evocation of time and place . (Irish Times).
- Author BiographyBorn in 1961, Owen McCafferty lives with his wife, three children and granddaughter in Belfast. His work for the stage includes Shoot the Crow (Druid, Galway, 1997; Royal Exchange, Manchester, 2003), Mojo Mickybo (Kabosh, Belfast, 1998), Closing Time (National Theatre, London, 2002), Cold Comfort (Primecut Productions, Belfast, 2002), Scenes from the Big Picture (National Theatre, London, 2003), Days of Wine and Roses (Donmar Warehouse, 2005), a version of Sophocles' Antigone (Primecut Productions, Belfast, 2008) and The Absence of Women (Lyric Theatre, Belfast, 2010). He has won the Meyer-Whitworth, John Whiting and Evening Standard Awards for New Playwriting.
- Author(s)Owen McCafferty
- PublisherFaber & Faber
- Date of Publication03/10/2013
- SubjectDrama Texts, Plays & Screenplays
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintFaber & Faber
- Weight295 g
- Width126 mm
- Height198 mm
- Spine24 mm
- Format DetailsB-format paperback
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