Flight Path & Undercarriage

David Watson
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Jonathan’s eighteen. Bright boy. Great future. People expect things… Especially now that his dad’s walked out, his mum’s got her career and Danny needs looking after. Danny – his brother with Down’s syndrome and a love of creative swearing. But Jonathan’s best friend needs him too. It’s hard work burgling houses all on your own…

A lot can happen in a year. Especially when it’s the most important year of your life.

Flight Path
, a funny, touching and unflinching portrait of brotherly love, published together with the short play Undercarriage, opened at The Bush Theatre in September 2007 in a co-production with Out of Joint.


David Watson’s first play Just a Bloke was staged as part of the Royal Court’s Young Writers Festival when he was 17. Other plays include Flight Path (Bush Theatre/Out of Joint), Any Which Way, performed by ex-offenders for Only Connect Theatre Company and Pieces of Vincent (Arcola). He has written short plays for the Birmingham Rep and the Tricycle Theatre.…

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