DOI: 10.5040/9781408174975.00000002
Acts: 4. Roles: Male (5) , Female (5) , Neutral (0)

Len’s on his deathbed and the family have gathered to say their final farewells. His sisters still aren’t speaking after nearly twenty years; his nephew’s trying for a baby and a bigger house; while his best mate, Ken, remembers ‘Bas-vegas’ when it was a village. As the spread is laid out and the ham sandwiches sit next to the wreaths, it’s hard to see who’s hungry and who’s just greedy.

An epic family drama exploring inheritance and the myth of place, In Basildon was first presented at the Royal Court Theatre, London, on 16 February 2012.

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Bloomsbury Publishing

David Eldridge

ISBN: 9781408164822

Series: Modern Plays

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