The Prisoner's Dilemma

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Nick Hern Books, 2002 - Political plays, English - 142 pages
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The third in David Edgar's post-Cold War trilogy, which also includes Pentecost and The Shape of the Table.

An urgently topical account of a bloody conflict on Europe's Eastern borders.

Beginning in early 1989 and spanning some twelve years, the play follows a team of peace negotiators attempting to resolve an ethnic conflict occurring within a fictional former Soviet republic.

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About the author (2002)

David Edgar is best known for his adaptation of "Nicholas Nickleby" for the RSC (revived in West End, Xmas 2007, Following UK tour), for whom he wrote "Destiny", "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde", "Pentecost" and "The Prisoner's Dilemma". His plays at the National include "The Shape of the Table", "Entertaining Strangers" with Judi Dench, and "Albert Speer".

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