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- DescriptionIn modern-day Tehran, you can never predict how life will turn out. Part thriller, part cookery lesson, this is the story of a family struggling to deal with the challenges of a regime where secrecy and surveillance are an everyday part of life. Abbas calls together his wife and daughter and their friends and neighbours for an impromptu feast. Going in the pot are fresh herbs, spices, sweet vegetables and Eli's mother's secret ingredient...
- Author BiographyHe won the Writers' Guild Award for Best Play for Children and Young People for his play 'The Monster under the Bed'. (It was also shortlisted for the Brian Way and John Whiting Awards.) He was also short-listed for last year's version of the same award for his play 'Angel'. His adaptation of 'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner' and 'Angel' were shortlisted for The Brian Way Award. This year he was short-listed for the WG Awards for the Canadian 'Dora' awards and for the 'offies' with his play 'Minotaur'.He has received the Writers' Guild Encouragement Award for his support of other writers; is an ex-magazine and newspaper journalist, and is a drama assessor for Arts Council England.He has written over 40 commissioned plays for theatre and radio. His play 'Baghdad Zoo' was commissioned and performed by four major regional theatres as part of the 'Playground' project and has since been produced at Birmingham Rep, ATT, Plymouth Theatre Royal and by companies across the USA. He wrote 'The Iranian Feast' after visiting Iran just after the 'stolen election'. He would like to thank all those people from and still living in Iran who helped him by reading and discussing drafts of the script.
- Author(s)Kevin Dyer
- PublisherAurora Metro Publications
- Date of Publication03/03/2016
- SubjectDrama Texts, Plays & Screenplays
- Place of PublicationTwickenham
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintAurora Metro Books
- Width129 mm
- Height198 mm
- Spine6 mm
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