By Shelagh Stephenson

In The reminiscence of Water (winner of the 2000 Laurence Olivier Award for most sensible Comedy), 3 sisters meet at the eve in their mother's funeral. because the conflicts of the earlier converge, daily lies and tensions demonstrate the actual styles and traces of relations relationships. '"Combines an aptitude for witty discussion with a appreciate for the dynamics of theatre ... a mistress of comedian affliction" Guardian

Five types of Silence (winner of the 1996 Writers' Guild Award for top unique Radio Play and the 1997 Sony Award for most sensible unique Drama) is the tale of a family members within which regulate has turn into the motive force, the place every little thing has its position, and the place there are just principles, tasks and punishments. "An acute and humorous author, Stephenson carves out a welcome territory that's detailed, modern and theatrical" Independent

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