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Amy’s View

David Hare

Amy’s View by David Hare is a generational play about the long-term struggle between a strong mother and her loving daughter, mixing love, death and the theatre in a way which is both heady and original.

Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571191796
Date Published
23.06.1997
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Summary

It is 1979. Esme Allen is a well-known West End actress at just the moment when the West End is ceasing to offer actors a regular way of life. The visit of her young daughter, Amy, with a new boyfriend sets in train a series of events which only find their shape eighteen years later. A generational play about the long term struggle between a strong mother and her loving daughter, Amy’s View mixes love, death and the theatre in a way which is both heady and original.

DavidHare

David Hare has written over thirty stage plays and thirty screenplays for film and television. The plays include Plenty, Pravda (with Howard Brenton), The Secret Rapture, Racing Demon, Skylight, Amy’s View, The Blue Room, Via Dolorosa, Stuff Happens, The Absence of War, The Judas Kiss, The Red Barn, The Moderate Soprano, I’m Not Running and Beat the Devil. For cinema, he has written The Hours, The Reader, Damage, Denial, Wetherby and The White Crow among others, while his television…

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