Responsible Other by Melanie SpencerResponsible Other by Melanie Spencer

Responsible Other

byMelanie Spencer

Paperback | April 11, 2014

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Daisy is sixteen. She was normal. Now she's just an ill person with a disease no one has heard of. The hospital tells her father Peter that she must travel regularly to London for specialist treatment ? but how on earth will he get time off work? There's one person he could ask for help. Problem is, Daisy's not going to like it. Responsible Other is a bittersweet comedy which examines the complexities of family life.Melanie Spencer's debut play has plenty of spark... unexpectedly affecting, and, in the encounters between Daisy and Alice, Spencer demonstrates that she is a playwright of real talent who can bring a smile of recognition to our faces." - Guardian "Melanie Spencer's exceedingly attractive and accomplished debut play Responsible Other is full of lively wit and sharp observation." - Independent "A bold, funny and impressive debut." - Time Out "[A] fierce and compelling debut play from writer/director Melanie Spencer... The way she captures the dynamics of high-pitched youthful female friendship is exquisite." - London Evening Standard " Responsible Other is an astonishingly good debut. So amusing, so moving, so acute emotionally... A remarkably rich first play." - Times "
Melanie Spencer studied English Literature at UEA and holds an MA in Text and Performance (with distinction) from RADA. She is a Creative Associate at the Gate Theatre. Melanie was on the Young Playwrights Scheme at Chichester Festival Theatre from 2009-2011, winning the in-house PlayPod prize twice. Up-coming writing credits include a...
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Title:Responsible OtherFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 8.25 × 5 × 0.68 inPublished:April 11, 2014Publisher:Oberon BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1783190264

ISBN - 13:9781783190263

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