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Pocket Playhouse

Michael Frayn

Thirty-six comic sketches from the cherished playwright Michael Frayn, author of Noises Off and Skios.

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Pocket Playhouse is Michael Frayn’s latest imaginative offering that brings the stage to the page. In thirty-six comic sketches, he provides a tour de force of theatrical imagination and satire. Each sketch reveals the author’s infectious delight in writing between the lines of theatre, fiction and comedy.

Charmingly packaged and published with flair, Pocket Playhouse is the perfect gift for all theatre and comedy writers.

Critic Reviews

It is at full comic throttle from the start... Again and again, [Frayn] pushes comic ideas to their farcical limits and beyond... I've half a mind to call Frayn a National Treasure, but I can imagine him squirming at that most irritating of modern labels.

The Oldie

Michael Frayn was born in London in 1933 and began his career as a journalist on the Guardian and the Observer. His novels include Towards the End of the Morning, Headlong, Spies and Skios. His seventeen plays range from Noises Off, recently chosen as one of the nation’s three favourite plays, to Copenhagen, which won the 1998 Evening Standard Award…

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