Three old friends in their mid-twenties. One remarkable day. For Ted, Danny and Charlotte, it’s time to seize control. Make a difference. Change things. This is it.
A day trip through the parks and raves and cafes of South London, where life is what you make it. The rapid-fire words of Kate Tempest paint a picture of lives less ordinary in an unforgiving world, soundtracked by an exhilarating score.
A play about love, life and losing your mind, Wasted
heralded the dramatic career of one of the UK’s most exciting performance poets, Kate Tempest. It was originally produced by Paines Plough and is published here as a Methuen Drama Student Edition alongside commentary and notes by Katie Beswick, lecturer in Drama at the University of Exeter.
The ancillary material is geared at students and includes:
– an introduction outlining the play’s plot, character, themes context and performance history
– the full text of the play
– a chronology of the playwright’s life and work
– extensive textual notes