Liz Lochhead - Perfect Days (2nd Hand Paperback)
A funny, sad and truthful romantic comedy about beating the biological clock.
Barbs Marshall is a celebrity hairdresser in Glasgow. She is successful and well off, but she is 39 years old and almost deafened by the ticking of her biological clock.
To make matters worse, her mother is a nag, her best friend is holding out on her, and her ex-husband has a new 22-year-old girlfriend. Then she meets a 26-year-old stranger who seems more than ready to oblige. But the complications are by no means over . . .
Liz Lochhead's play Perfect Days was first performed in August 1998 at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, as part of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, winning a Fringe First Award.
The production was revived at Hampstead Theatre, London, in January 1999 and then transferred to the Vaudeville Theatre in the West End in June 1999.
- Format : Slightly Smaller, Thin, 2nd Hand Paperback.
- Condition : Very Good
- Category : Fiction - Poetry & Plays
- Published : 1999
- ISBN : 9781854594372
- SKU : B001351
- PPC : LL190gm
- RRP : £6.99
- Quantity Available : 1 only.
'People seldom write life-style comedies like Perfect Days for the stage anymore. The last scene has jokes so marvellous that they are greeted by rounds of applause as one blinks back the odd tear' - Financial Times.
Liz Lochhead Hon FRSE is a Scottish poet, playwright, translator and broadcaster. Between 2011 and 2016 she was the Makar, or National Poet of Scotland, and served as Poet Laureate for Glasgow between 2005 and 2011.
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