A cottage by the sea. Two old lovers re-unite for a weekend after 30 years. He has an appointment with death, and she has left her husband upstairs. Both think the other has betrayed their love. They fight it out as a storm grows out at sea. Gregory Motton's previous plays include: Gengis Amongst The Pygmies (La Comedie Francaise, paris), Gods Island (Theatre De La Tempete, Paris), In Praise Of Progress (Theatre de l'odeon, Paris), A Mologue (Musee Dauphiis, Greble), A Little Satire (Gate), Cat And Mouse (theatre de l'odeon, paris/gate) and The Terrible Voice of Satan (Royal Court). The Biggest Diamond in the World opens at the Royal Court Theatre, London in October 2005.