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Serious money

Author: Caryl Churchill; William Naismith
Publisher: London : Methuen Drama, 2002.
Series: Methuen student editions
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : English : [New ed.]View all editions and formats
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"A breathless, exhilarating crash course in the low morality of high finance (Independent). Serious Money is perhaps Caryl Churchill's most notorious play. A satirical study of the effects of the Big Bang, it premiered at the Royal Court in 1987 and transferred to the West End. Since then, it has prompted city financiers the world over to applaud and decry its presentation of their lives. British Telecom refused to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Caryl Churchill; William Naismith
ISBN: 0413771202 9780413771209
OCLC Number: 48534584
Notes: Previous edition: 1990.
Description: xxxiv, 120 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: Reactions to Thatcherism --
Dramatising the city --
people at work --
The London Stock Exchange --
Big bang --
The reputation of the city --
Playwright and theatre --
A 'city comedy'? --
Dramatic structure --
Characterisation --
Language --
Critical responses to serious money.
Series Title: Methuen student editions
Responsibility: Caryl Churchill ; with commentary and notes by Bill Naismith.

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