Published by Nick Hern Books
2 Male 1 Female
Arlington is a strange and tender love story ...
In a waiting room, inside a tower, Isla waits for her number to be called
A young woman finally understands her fate
And a young man faces a stark decision.
In the midst of a bleak and terrifying world, Arlington is a compelling ode to the human spirit and its power to endure
It premiered at Galway International Arts Festival in 2016 in a production by the festival and Landmark Productions, directed by the playwright
This edition also includes three short theatre installations ...
'When I was a little girl I dreamt of falling in love with someone good and living in a comfortable house with a bright kitchen'
In a small kitchen, standing by her sink, a wife wills her implosion
A Girl's Bedroom
"My walking turns in on itself it scratches the edges inside and has me turning back and longing for that room"
At the age of 6, a girl leaves her bedroom and family home and walks
She never stops
A short monologue inspired by the Third Epistle of John ...
A man has stopped travelling from town to town and from room to room sharing the good word with people who give him tea and biscuits
All that's left is this hotel room, his ageing body
And a fat fly