A Prayer for Wings

A Prayer for Wings $16.99

Sean Mathias

Published by AmberLane Press

3 Male 2 Female

This is set in South Wales where Rita and her Mam, disabled by multiple sclerosis, live an existence of bleak interdependence

It won Sean Mathias a 'Fringe First Award' at the Edinburgh Festival, 1985 as well as his second nomination for 'Most Promising Playwright'

"This is a work with all the marks of a mature and major writer. Compassion, humour, wit and truth ... a magnificent tale of female heroism" ~ Jack Tinker, The Daily Mail

"Mathias writes sympathetically about the love-hate bred by total mutual dependence ... As in Steptoe you get a graphic picture of an intense, poisoned blood-relationship..." ~ Michael Billington, The Guardian

"[he displays] social and emotional perceptiveness..." ~ Nicholas de Jongh, The Guardian

" presenting two equally trapped figures, one a cripple, the other her nurse and daughter, and in making of this a passable, if unsophisticated, comedy, Mr Mathias has done much" ~ Michael Coveney, Financial Times

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