Tusk Tusk

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DOI: 10.5040/9780571286614.00000005
Acts: 2. Scenes: 8. Roles: Male (4) , Female (3) , Neutral (0)

Come on troops. Let's take check: Finn Bar, slightly ruffled but still in fighting form. Maggie, could do with a full night's sleep but otherwise all in order... Stay here. Don't answer the door. I'll go out and get some proper food.

In a new flat, three children play hide and seek. Eliot wears a crown, little Finn, King of the Wild Things, draws on the walls. Maggie climbs them.

Hiding from the world, needing to be found, their one shared focus a mobile phone. Will it ring? Who will call? And what are they waiting for?

Tusk Tusk is a tale of family loyalty as an uncertain future circles.

Polly Stenham's second play premiered at the Royal Court Theatre, London, in March 2009.

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Faber and Faber

Polly Stenham

ISBN: 9780571249725

Series: Faber Drama

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