DOI: 10.5040/9781408166772.00000005
Scenes: 14. Roles: Male (0) , Female (4) , Neutral (0)

Written with Eldridge's trademark lyricism of everyday family life and interaction, The Knot of the Heart is a play where emotions are high and relationships are sensitively written. Beautiful and privileged, Lucy is enjoying a burgeoning career in television. But her social drug habit has become a serious addiction, casting a dark shadow over her future happiness. As her charmed life begins to slip away, Lucy comes to realise that the devoted support of her family does not come without a price.

The Knot of the Heart is atmospheric and poetic without undermining the characters' realism. The play was first performed in 2011 at the Almeida Theatre, London.

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Bloomsbury Publishing

David Eldridge

ISBN: 9781408153314

Series: Modern Plays

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