Radiant Vermin by Philip RidleyRadiant Vermin by Philip Ridley

Radiant Vermin

byPhilip Ridley

Paperback | March 20, 2015

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I feel this . . . thing inside me. Just here. Next to my heart. It's small. The size of sparrow. I don't know what it looks like. But I know it's got claws because it scratches. And I imagine it to be dark blue - mauve almost - like the veins on my mum's hands. I hear it talking. Its voice is high pitched and screeching. It's talking about all the things we've done. A wickedly comic satire about a young couple offered a way out of the housing crisis, and just how far they're prepared to go for it. Ollie and Jill want to tell you about their dream home. Some of the things they did to get it, you might find shocking. But they want you to know they did it all for their baby . . . A hilarious and outrageous black comedy from internationally acclaimed 'master of modern myth' (Guardian) Philip Ridley. Playful, provocative and viciously sharp, Radiant Vermin is a meditation on how far we will go to satisfy our materialistic greed. The play received its world premiere on 10 March 2015 at Soho Theatre, London.
Philip Ridley was born in the East End of London. He has written eleven stage plays: The Pitchfork Disney, The Fastest Clock in the Universe, Ghost from a Perfect Place, Vincent River, Mercury Fur, Leaves of Glass, Piranha Heights, Tender Napalm, Shivered (nominated Off-West End Best New Play Award), Dark Vanilla Jungle and Radiant Ver...
Title:Radiant VerminFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 8 × 5 × 0.25 inPublished:March 20, 2015Publisher:BloomsburyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1474251501

ISBN - 13:9781474251501

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A gift for savage prophecy is often unwelcome in society, and Ridley has it in abundance