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A Hostage Close to Home

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Dougie Blaxland

Published by New Theatre Publications

2 Male 1 Female

Set in a university city in present day England, this explores what happens when two British students take the daughter of a Middle Eastern politician hostage

Although they pretend initially that their aims are political, it becomes all too apparent that they are driven by personal motives

As the play develops so do the underlying tensions that exist between the two hostage takers, and which are exploited by Amira, who recognises the contradictions in her captors' values and beliefs

This dark, sinister and uncomfortable play reveals both the terrifying gulf in understanding that exists between East and West, and the twisted logic that seeks to justify hostage taking and suicide

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