Raving by Simon Paisley DayRaving by Simon Paisley Day


bySimon Paisley Day

Paperback | April 11, 2014

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'I sometimes wonder how on earth people as pathetic as you and me are allowed to start a family. It's far more dangerous than driving a car, and yet there's not a single test... ' Briony and Keith are not finding parenthood easy so their friends, the delightful Ross and Rosy, engineer a relaxing weekend away in Wales: intelligent adult company, good food and drink, complete rest ? and absolutely no children. But making up the numbers by inviting the unpredictable Charles and Serena doesn't make things restful. Add an uninvited anarchic adolescent and a fanatical farmer and Briony and Keith's idyllic weekend erupts into total chaos. An uproarious study of modern parenting and matrimonial tribulations.Simon Paisley Day's new, adult comedy Raving made me laugh as hard as One Man, Two Guvnors did... this play is fresh, witheringly cruel about London professional couples, and honkingly funny." 4 stars - Daily Mail "A modern comedy of manners... Paisley Day touches on the loneliness that can prey on modern couples, no matter how gleaming their kitchen is... Day writes with relish." ? Financial Times "The jokes come fast and furiously... . This is a breath of fresh air, a witty, light-hearted blast of mocking exuberances delivered with great style and bonhomie." ? Spectator "
Simon Paisley Day was born in Kent in 1967 and attended schools in Edinburgh, Tunbridge Wells and Dorset. He read Drama & American Literature at the University of East Anglia and trained for two years at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School before embarking on a career as an actor. He has worked extensively in theatre and also on screen....
Title:RavingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 8.25 × 5 × 0.68 inPublished:April 11, 2014Publisher:Oberon BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1783190469

ISBN - 13:9781783190461

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