Breathing Corpses

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Oberon Books, Jun 18, 2012 - Drama - 112 pages

Amy's found another body in a hotel bedroomThere's a funny smell coming from one of Jim's storage units.And Kate's losing it after spending all day with the police. There's no going back after what they've seen.

Breathing Corpses was first performed at the Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Upstairs in February 2005.

'The tension, the emotions and the sense of absurdity and fear are brilliantly handled... A terrifying tour de force.' - Sunday Times

'[a] powerful new play... The clash between the tone of sadness and the tricksiness of the play’s structure gives the evening its undeniable edge.' – The Stage

'a highly intriguing new play' – The Independent


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Laura Wade was a member of the Royal Court Young Writers Programme. Her first play for the Royal Court, Breathing Corpses, played in the Jerwood Theatre Upstairs in 2005 and won her the Critics' Circle Theatre Award for Most Promising Playwright, the Pearson Best Play Award and the George Devine Award. Oberon Books publishes Laura Wade's plays, including Breathing Corpses, Colder Than Here, Other Hands and Alice.

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