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Home, I'm Darling

Every marriage needs a little fantasy to keep it sparkling. But behind the gingham curtains, being a domestic goddess isn't as easy as it looks... Home, I'm Darling is Laura Wade's new dark comedy about sex, cake and the quest to be the perfect 1950s housewife.

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Every marriage needs a little fantasy to keep it sparkling. But behind the gingham curtains, being a domestic goddess isn't as easy as it looks... Home, I'm Darling is Laura Wade's new dark comedy about sex, cake and the quest to be the perfect 1950s housewife.

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"...a timely analysis of the gender divide, which manages to ask important questions about what women might want and how they might successfully find it." - The Guardian

"...very well put together, with full-bodied characters, sub-plots and back-stories, plenty of amusingly astute lines, and a good slug of social commentary." - Time Out 

"...witty, sad and clever play..." - Evening Standard

"...an original, sometimes unsettling look at the masks people put on in order to conceal their pain." - Evening Standard

"It’s a sharp, funny and sad dissection of a doomed attempt to achieve marital bliss by retreating into a delusional cocoon." - Independent

"...sharp, funny and strikingly perceptive play..." - WhatsOnStage

"...slick and very enjoyable..." - The Telegraph

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Laura Wade

Laura Wade is a playwright and screenwriter. Her recent plays include The Watsons (Chichester Festival Theatre and Menier Chocolate Factory), and Home, I’m Darling (National Theatre, Theatr Clwyd and the Duke of York’s Theatre) which won the 2019 Olivier Award for Best New C ...

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