Abigail's Party & Goose-Pimples (Paperback)Mike Leigh (author)
Paperback 160 Pages / Published: 26/05/1983
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Mike Leigh's 1970s classic play `Abigail's Party' focuses on an evening of domestic hell in the guise of a suburban drinks soiree. While teenager Abigail parties a few doors away, the pretentious Beverly and her estate agent husband, Laurence, entertain their neighbours - Abigail's mother, Susan, ex-footballer, Tony, and his wife, Angela. But as the alcohol flows, tensions in the hosts' barely functional marriage emerge and their obsessions, prejudices and petty competitiveness are ruthlessly, and hilariously, exposed. `Goose-Pimples', meanwhile, is easily as sharp and uncompromising. This time, the action focuses on ambitious casino croupier, Jackie, and Saudi businessman, Muhammad, who meet - and misunderstand - one another spectacularly.
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 160
Weight: 117 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 9 mm
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