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Bryony Lavery
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ISBN 9780571206919 Format Paperback
Published 20/11/2000 Length 96 pages

About Book

More Light and the other 'ladies of the Emperor' have been immured with the recently deceased Chinese ruler. Used to a secure and luxurious existence, they are driven to extreme of human behaviour which test to the limit their mutual loyalty.

More Light by Bryony Lavery was specially commissioned by the Royal National Theatre for the BT National Connections Scheme for young people.

  • About Bryony Lavery

    Bryony Lavery's plays include Last Easter (Manhattan Classic Company), A Wedding Story (Sphinx) and Frozen (TMA Best Play 2001, Eileen Anderson Best Play 2001) which began life at Birmingham Rep, moved to the National Theatre, London, and was then produced on Broadway where it was nominated for four Tony awards. She has written five plays for National Theatre Connections. Recent work includes Kursk (Sound and Fury), The Wicked Lady (New Vic, Stoke-on-Trent), Stockholm (Frantic Assembly/ Sydney Theatre Company) which received the Wolff-Whiting Best Play 2008, and, with Jason Carr, A Christmas Carol (Birmingham Rep/ West Yorkshire Playhouse). Beautiful Burnout premiered at the Pleasance Forth, Edinburgh in 2010 (Frantic Assembly/National Theatre of Scotland). She is honorary Doctor of Arts at De Montford University and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.

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