On Our Shelves Now
It's 4AM and Leah is waiting for her boyfriend to call. Over the course of a single night she tells us what it's like to be fourteen, fearless and in love. Bird is a cutting-edge monologue that throws light on the experience of a teenager in contemporary Britain. This edition also includes the monologues Gypsy Girl and Where I'm From.
About the Author
Laura Lomas is a playwright whose plays include Bird, Blister, Open Heart Surgery, Come to Where I'm From, Some Machine, The Island, Us Like Gods, Gypsy Girl and Wasteland. Radio plays include My Boy (Bronze SONY Award for best radio drama) and Lucy Island. She has also written two episodes of Glue (E4/Eleven Films), and has been commissioned by BBC Radio 4, Manchester Royal Exchange, and jointly by Clean Break and Birmingham Rep. She was a MacDowell Colony Fellow 2013, and a Yaddo Fellow 2014.
"potent… [a] beautifully crafted monologue with rich theatrical texture" —The Stage on Bird