The Associate

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Oberon, 2002 - Drama - 112 pages
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It's not safe, the world is not a safe place.
A pensioner has his council house re-decorated by two self-employed chancers. But there are worse crimes than benefit fraud.
The play provides a comic study of politics and wallpapering. It was first performed at the National Theatre in August 2002.

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About the author (2002)

Simon Bent studied Drama at Birmingham University and started his theatrical career as an actor. As writer-in-residence at the University of Essex, he wrote 'Evacuees' for Spectrum Theatre, Cambridge. His work includes 'Knuckle Butty', 'Wigan Kiss', 'Full Fathom Five', 'The Blood of Others', 'Goldhawk Road', 'Shelter', 'Bad Company', 'Wasted', 'Sugar Sugar' and 'Accomplices.'

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