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The Five Wives of Maurice Pinder

Matt Charman

The Five Wives of Maurice Pinder premiered at the National Theatre, London, in June 2007.

Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571238668
Date Published
07.06.2007
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Summary

No family photograph can truly prepare Rowena for her first meeting with Maurice’s three wives and teenage son. Young, nervous and extremely pregnant, she is warmly welcomed into the fold but her presence soon has the family questioning the nature of their delicate balance. Then Fay brings home a one-night stand, with far-reaching consequences for them all.

Set in an ordinary house in a tree-lined street in Lewisham, Matt Charman’s new play takes a provocative look at married life, and the alternatives.

MattCharman

Matt Charman’s first play, A Night at the Dogs (Soho Theatre, London), won the prestigious Verity Bargate Award for new writers. Other productions include The Observer, directed by Sir Richard Eyre, and The Five Wives of Maurice Pinder, and Greenland (written with Jack Thorne, Moira Buffini and Penelope Skinner), all three of which premiered at the National Theatre, London, where…

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