Three Plays - Absurd Person Singular, Absent Friends, Bedroom Farce (Vintage Classics)

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'What is remarkable about Alan Ayckbourn's comedy is that it contrives to be simultaneously hilarious and harrowing. Literally, it is agonisingly funny'

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In Three Plays Ayckbourn's perfectly pitched dialogue slices into the soul of suburbia. The settings are simple - a kitchen, a bedroom, a party - but the relationships between the husbands and wives are more complicated. Fraught relationships are exposed with humour, bathos and a sharp understanding of human nature.

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Painfully funny plays set in 1970s suburbia from one of the UK's leading playwrights.

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'What is remarkable about Alan Ayckbourn's comedy is that it contrives to be simultaneously hilarious and harrowing. Literally, it is agonisingly funny'

Daily Telegraph

In Three Plays Ayckbourn's darkly comic, perfectly pitched dialogue slices into the soul of suburbia. The settings are simple - a kitchen, a bedroom, a party - where couples meet, bewildered, puzzled and angry.The fraught relationships between men and women are exposed with humour, bathos and a sharp understanding of human nature.

'When it comes to surprises, Ayckbourn never disappoints' Observer

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