In Flame

by  Charlotte Jones

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  2m, 4f

"A play about life and death, love and lust, guilt and hope and dreams...Vigorous, poetic and lethally funny, probing hearts with warmth, compassion and irony." - London Sunday Times
"Has a wonderful sparkiness and brio." - Guardian

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    2m, 4f

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This haunting feminist play about two eras of women, one living in 1908 and the other in the present, won the London critics's Most Promising Playwright award for the author. A romantic futility pervades the lives of a present day cartographer and waitress, their Edwardian counterparts and respective mother figures as they experience heartbreak, childbirth and aging.
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Reviews

"A play about life and death, love and lust, guilt and hope and dreams.... Vigorous, poetic and lethally funny, probing hearts with warmth, compassion and irony." - London Sunday Times

"Has a wonderful sparkiness and brio." - Guardian

"A delightfully quirky piece [that] combin[es] ... down to earth humor with a sense of the numinous. It's a genuinely original work." - Daily Telegraph

"A stoic, rueful comedy of female disillusion that fires fresh shots in the sex wars." - Evening Standard

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  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

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  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

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  • Time Period: Present Day, 1900-1910
  • Setting: 1908 and the present.

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2m, 4f
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Charlotte Jones

Charlotte Jones is a highly successful British playwright whose six stage plays have been performed at the National Theatre, the Donmar, the Almeida, in the West End and all over the world. She has also written extensively for TV, radio and film.

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