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Winner of the Royal Court Young Writers' Festival this debut play from Adam Pernak shows two brothers and their working-class parents. Jonathan, the high-flier, causes the death of his errant girlfriend's older lover, whilst David, a fighter pilot, is sent to the Gulf War. Both are killers, but one is revered as a patriotic hero whilst the other is imprisoned for his crime passionel. 

“… a beautifully simple play that wafts over the audience with the warmth of reality.” City Limits

Royal Court Theatre


By Adam Pernak

Directed by Ian Rickson 

Starring Paul and Mark McGann, and Sam Kelly

Lighting Michael Calf

Sound Bryan Bowen

Photography Hugo Glendinning

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