This first collection of Mike Bartlett's plays showcases the adroit expertise and flair of a writer known for laser-sharp political comment, tight dialectics and needlingly real characters. Charting Mike Bartlett's stellar rise as a playwright, this volume is introduced by Sacha Wares.
Hailed by Stage as 'one of the most exciting new talents to emerge in recent times', Mike has worked with various theatres since graduating including Paines Plough, the Royal Court, Soho and Hampstead. He is a winner of the Old Vic New Voices Award and is currently participating in the prestigious Pearson Playwrights Scheme. His plays include Cock (Royal Court), Artefacts (Bush Theatre) and Earthquakes in London (Headlong/National Theatre).