Penetrator

by  Anthony Neilson

Short Play  /  3m

"This superbly crafted play thrusts in the male psyche with a rigour and insight which is by turns hilarious and horrific but always compulsive." - Glasgow Herald

"The explosion of violence towards the end is one of the most nail-bitin…

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Two friends, 20-somethings Max and Alan are alone, when Tadge, their old school friend from grade school returns from his service in the Gulf War. Tadge's experiences in the military have changed him, and he is no longer the person they once knew.
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"This superbly crafted play thrusts in the male psyche with a rigour and insight which is by turns hilarious and horrific but always compulsive." - Glasgow Herald

"The explosion of violence towards the end is one of the most nail-biting scenes I have ever watched in a theatre." - Mail on Sunday

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Anthony Neilson

Anthony Neilson (b. 1967, Edinburgh) is a Scottish playwright and director. His breakthrough show Normal: The Dusseldorf Ripper was produced at the Edinburgh Theatre Festival in 1991. Other shows include The Wonderful World of Dissocia (2004), Realism (2006) and Orson Welles in the Land o ...

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