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Wiping My Mother's ***E : Modern Plays - Iain Heggie

Wiping My Mother's ***E

Modern Plays

Paperback Published: 1st December 2006
ISBN: 9780413771506
Number Of Pages: 124

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A caustic new comedy by one of Scotland's most important contemporary playwrights



When Derek's girlfriend Kath decides to move in with him she follows the advice of her favourite chat-show host and asks to meet his family. Derek's mother is in a nursing home, resentful of June, the patient with no arms and legs, who gets all the attention. The only saving grace is her care assistant Larry - a camp, ageing clubber. However, what Derek and Kath don't know is that Larry holds the key to a few secrets that are perhaps best left in the closet…

Published to coincide with its premiere in July 2001 at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

"Cut-cross dialogue crackles with life; fast, funny foulmouthed" (TES)

"The dialogue cuts into paradox, swagger and self defence as keenly as a surgeon's knife" (Observer)


ISBN: 9780413771506
ISBN-10: 0413771504
Series: Modern Plays
Audience: BAC
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 124
Published: 1st December 2006
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.4 x 13.4  x 0.8
Weight (kg): 0.1
Edition Number: 1

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