Another Place (Paperback)

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It's forty million miles. Two and a half years, yeah? It takes a radiowave - right? Travelling at the speed of fucking light, 13 minutes, to get back from Mars. So . . . if anything goes wrong - anything at all - out there . . . they're really . . . they're on their own, you know?

When Earth is the loneliest planet, where else is there to go?

Paul is a specialist in cognitive behaviour, tasked with designing a twenty-year mission to Mars. Daniel is a husband and new father struggling with the reality of marriage and the monotony of everyday life. Nat is a twin sister, disillusioned by the world's obsession with space travel and sorry that she didn't say goodbye. And Amy asks a lot of questions . . .

Following his critically acclaimed The Empire at the Royal Court, and The Swan at the National Theatre, DC Moore's Another Place is a compelling play about our obsession to uncover the secrets of space, and the tragedy of what we leave behind. Full of dark humour, razor-sharp wit and intricately portrayed characters, this is a gripping play about what it means to be human.

Another Place received its world premiere at the Theatre Royal Plymouth on 6 November 2014.

About the Author


DC Moore's plays include Alaska (Royal Court), The Empire (Royal Court and Drum Theatre, Plymouth), Honest (Royal & Derngate, Northampton, Edinburgh Festival & Soho Theatre), Town (Royal & Derngate), The Swan (as part of Double Feature - National Theatre, Paintframe) and Straight (Sheffield Theatres and Bush Theatre).
Product Details
ISBN: 9781474235242
ISBN-10: 1474235247
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publication Date: November 6th, 2014
Pages: 80
Language: English
Series: Methuen Drama Modern Plays