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While You Lie

  • Sam Holcroft
  • Full Length Play, Drama, Comedy, Contemporary
  • 3M, 2F
  • ISBN: 9781848421240

A blistering play about our need for honesty in relationships and how it can sometimes bring about their downfall.

  • Full Length Play
  • Drama, Comedy

  • Time Period: Contemporary
  • Target Audience: Adult
  • Set Requirements: Bare Stage/Simple Set

  • Performance Group:
  • Community Theatre
A blistering play about our need for honesty in relationships and how it can sometimes bring about their downfall.

Ana calls Edward's bluff on their disintegrating relationship and enters a deadly truthful world where honesty is celebrated in all of its dangerous glory. While for Helen – loving mother, homemaker, wife – beneath the civilised veneer of her life, a dark truth threatens to surface.

Sam Holcroft's play While You Lie was first performed at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, in July 2010.

REVIEWS:

"When I say that this is a deeply unpleasant play I mean it as high praise."

 Financial Times

"Sam Holcroft is the real thing, a major play-writing talent."

 The Guardian

Premiere Production: Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, 2010.
  • Casting: 3M, 2F

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A blistering play about our need for honesty in relationships and how it can sometimes bring about their downfall.

Ana calls Edward's bluff on their disintegrating relationship and enters a deadly truthful world where honesty is celebrated in all of its dangerous glory. While for Helen – loving mother, homemaker, wife – beneath the civilised veneer of her life, a dark truth threatens to surface.

Sam Holcroft's play While You Lie was first performed at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, in July 2010.

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