DOI: 10.5040/9781408189436.00000002
Roles: Male (5) , Female (1) , Neutral (0)

Ad executive Barney suffers from synaesthesia, a neurological condition that translates one type of sense perception into another, so that colours may have a taste, or sounds a smell.

Barney and his partner Nicola utilize his condition to win a pitch for an ad campaign for vodka and bring in a Scottish whisky taster to help them develop their ideas. Instead, his musings on whisky and life gradually transform their relationship.

A funny and satirical picture of advertising, love, and alcohol, The Whisky Taster premiered at the Bush Theatre, London, in 2010.

From The Whisky Taster

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Bloomsbury Publishing

James Graham

ISBN: 9781408130049

Series: Modern Plays

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