DOI: 10.5040/9780571335473.00000003
Acts: 2. Scenes: 7. Roles: Male (12) , Female (3) , Neutral (0)

In his small pub in Oldham, Harry is something of a local celebrity. But what's the second-best hangman in England to do on the day they've abolished hanging? Amongst the cub reporters and sycophantic pub regulars, dying to hear Harry's reaction to the news, a peculiar stranger lurks, with a very different motive for his visit.

Hangmen premiered at the Royal Court Theatre, London, in September 2015. It won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Play 2016.

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Faber and Faber

Martin McDonagh

ISBN: 9780571328871

Series: Faber Drama

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