Published by Methuen
1 Male 1 Female
Getting in the taxi.
Every story starts somewhere ...
It's the early hours of the morning and Danny's the last straggler at Laura's party
The flat's in a mess
And so are they
One more drink?
David Eldridge returns to the UK's National Theatre with a sharp and astute two-hander that takes an intimate look at the first fragile moments of risking your heart and taking a chance
This tender and funny play received its world premiere at the National's Dorfman Theatre in October 2017
★★★★★ "David Eldridge's gorgeous new play is a wry, funny and touching meditation on loneliness, that private shame of the singleton in the era of the dating app and of fraudulent boasting on social media. Written with a real depth of insight, humour, compassion and a keen sense of the ridiculous" ~ The Independent
"Eldridge has always been the most muscular of writers" ~ Lyn Gardner, The Guardian
"Eldridge is timely and bang up to date" ~ The Times
"Eldridge combines a hugely sympathetic sensibility with rare dramatic power" ~ Daily Telegraph
" ... a brave, prodigious and rewarding experience" ~ The Independent on Holy Warriors
"Eldridge combines a hugely sympathetic sensibility with rare dramatic power, and one leaves this exceptional play rejoicing in his talent and impatient for his next" ~ Telegraph