The Fastest Clock in the Universe

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DOI: 10.5040/9781408183014.00000004
Acts: 2. Roles: Male (3) , Female (2) , Neutral (0)

In a strange room in East London the party preparations are under way. Everything has been planned to the last detail. Surely nothing can go wrong? After all, there’s the specially made birthday cake, the specially written cards, the specially chosen guest of honour . . . and a very, very sharp knife.

Philip Ridley’s edgy and provocative drama caused a sensation when it premiered at Hampstead Theatre in 1992, winning the Evening Standard Award for Most Promising Newcomer to the Stage and the Meyer Whitworth Prize. It is now regarded as a contemporary classic.

The Fastest Clock in the Universe was revived at Hampstead Theatre on 17 September 2009.

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Bloomsbury Publishing

Philip Ridley

ISBN: 9781408126714

Series: Modern Plays

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