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Treats

Christopher Hampton

Treats by Christopher Hampton demonstrates that, in love, our instinct for making the wrong decisions remains as sharp as ever.

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9780571319282
Date Published
12.06.2014
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Summary

While her bullying and unfaithful boyfriend, Dave, is reporting in Iraq, Ann seizes the opportunity to change the locks and take up with her infinitely more considerate colleague Patrick. But Patrick proves no match against savagery and charisma when Dave comes crashing home, determined to win back his girl.

First staged at the Royal Court Theatre, London, in 1976, this updated version demonstrates that, in love, our instinct for making the wrong decisions remains as sharp as ever.

Treats was revived at the Garrick Theatre, London, in February 2007, following a tour to Windsor, Malvern, Bath and Richmond.

ChristopherHampton

Christopher Hampton was born in the Azores in 1946. He wrote his first play, When Did You Last See My Mother? at the age of eighteen. Since then, his plays have included The Philanthropist, Savages, Tales from Hollywood, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, White Chameleon, The Talking Cure and Appomattox. He has translated plays by Ibsen, Molière, von Horváth, Chekhov, Florian Zeller…

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