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Credible Witness

Full Length Play, Drama  /  3f, 8m

Credible Witness
by Timberlake Wertenbaker

A Macedonian woman arrives in London'seeking her son Alexander who claimed political refuge three years earlier. Sent to a detention centre, she meets other refugees, including a Somalian woman and a Tamil doctor. In juxtaposed scenes we see Alexande…

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    3f, 8m
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A Macedonian woman arrives in London'seeking her son Alexander who claimed political refuge three years earlier. Sent to a detention centre, she meets other refugees, including a Somalian woman and a Tamil doctor. In juxtaposed scenes we see Alexander losing his old sense of identity. When the two are finally reunited even's take an unexpected turn. In this story of love and loss Wertenbaker explores passions simmering in contemporary Britain.
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Varying ages and nationalities
  • Time Period Contemporary
  • Setting Simple settings

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Timberlake Wertenbaker

Timberlake grew up in the Basque country and lives in London. She is one of the UK’s leading playwrights and her work is performed worldwide. She is the recipient of numerous awards including an Olivier Award and the New York Drama Critics Award for OUR COUNTRY'S GOOD and a W ...
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