Published by Methuen
3 Male 4 Female
This bold new play deals with the near-taboo topics of sex, power and parentage within modern relationships
Set in the intoxicating height of the boom and - finally - the sober fall of the bust, Best Man prompts a public reckoning of our most private struggles as questions of power within the family are examined with scorching insight ...
High-flying real estate agent Kay Keane isn't just earning a living for her family - she's making a killing
Meanwhile, her husband and would-be novelist, Alan, is staked out at home, minding their children and earning 'pin money' by writing best man speeches
Juggling the modern-day demands of job and family is not easy, but this sparring pair seem to have arrived at a win-win situation
That is until Marta moves in
Hired to take care of their children so that Alan can finally write his novel, this sexy, straight-talking Bolivian nanny brings buried tensions to the fore and soon the entire house is " ... smoking with lust for Nanny"
"Best Man is a five star triumph! Original, funny and candidly entertaining!" ~ Irish Examiner
"Winter's ideas are insightful and intelligent among the most thought-provoking this year" ~ The Sunday Times
" ... hugely cynical, extremely funny, overwhelmingly chic, and utterly soulless ..." ~ Sunday Independent