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The Grand Gesture free pdf The world was cruel to Simeon Duff Mad and mired in the deepest slough Nobody seemed to give a stuff 'bout Simeon, Simeon Duff Simeon Duff is working class, unemployed and desperate. His wife works. He's lost all self-esteem. He's on the scrap heap and wants to end it all ...and so begins this brilliantly insane comedy about a man on the edge. When word gets out that Duff is going to top himself, a host of ne'er-do-wells crawl out of the woodwork, each wanting to claim his grand gesture for their 'noble cause'. Let's face it, why waste a death? But which cause shall it be ...love, politics, religion, or the rising price of fish? Will the disillusioned Duff go through with it? Will he really top himself for a dubious cause? Is he worth it? An adaptation of Nikolai Erdman's The Suicide (1928), The Grand Gesture is a witty satire of lobbyists seeking political control.

About Deborah McAndrew

Deborah McAndrew's first break as a writer came in 2004 when Northern Broadsides produced her adaptation of The Bells by Leopold Lewis. Deborah's adaptation of Oliver Twist (directed by Josette Bushell-Mingo) played at the Octagon Theatre, Bolton as their 2009/10 Christmas show. Her play, Flamingoland, is published by Nick Hern Books and her adaptation of Gogol's A Government Inspector is published by Methuen Drama.

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Author : Deborah McAndrew
Publisher : Methuen Drama
Data Published : 06 September 2013
ISBN : 1472531183
EAN : 9781472531186
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 104 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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