Eclipse & Friendly Fire


Simon Armitage & Peter Gill

Published by Faber & Faber

Armitage's "Eclipse", written for a cast of 7, is set on a Cornish beach in August 1999 where a strange girl appears among a group of friends. Gill's "Friendly Fire" is for a cast of 10. The play is an exploration of the way "useless" young men are sent off to fight courageously.

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