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Fence, The

Fence, The

Howard Barker

ISBN: 9781840025712

"Rarely is theatre so relentlessly rigorous, so remote and yet so ravishing." London Times

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Howard Barker's latest play has been inspired by the long distance fence under construction in the Gaza to separate the Palestinian and Jewish communities. Set in a world of rising frontiers and illegal immigration, The Fence uses powerful poetic language, provocative ideas and rich, dark humour to build a compelling epic about scandal in a ruling monarchy and its subsequent downfall. At the heart of this tale is the intensely personal story of a blind boy's struggle to discover his true identity in a world where nothing is what it seems...The Fence produced by the Wrestling Company, opens at the Birmingham Rep in June 2005, followed by a UK tour.
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Howard Barker

Howard Barker

Howard Barker's first play was performed at the Royal Court Theatre Upstairs in 1970. Subsequently, his works were played by the Royal Court, Royal Shakespeare Company, The Open Space Theatre, Sheffield Crucible and the Almeida. He is currently Artistic Director of The Wrestling School, a company established to disseminate his works and develop his theory of production. His work is played ... view full profile

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