CELEBRATION – In a fashionable restaurant, two gangsterish brothers, formerly from the East End but now “strategy consultants who enforce the peace”, are celebrating a wedding anniversary with their wives, who are sisters. At the next table, a banker is dining with his wife, formerly his secretary. Violent, wildly funny, this play displays a vivid zest for life.
THE ROOM – Rose and Bert rent a room that might almost be a paleolithic cave; the outside is terrifying and unknown. Rose never goes out, and Bert only goes to drive his van with furious aggression. A young couple call, and then a blind black man. Bert comes home, massive with triumph at smashing every car that challenged his van. Finding the stranger, he kicks him to death and Rose goes blind.
Published by Penguin
A little battered and with a little highlighting of lines and some written notes.