The Red Lion

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Patrick Marber

Published by Faber & Faber

3 Male 0 Female

Small time semi-pro football


A world away from the wealth and the television cameras

A young player touched with brilliance arrives from nowhere

An ambitious manager determines to make him his own

And the old soul of the club still has dreams of glory ...

This is a haunting and humorous play about the dying romance of the great English game

And the tender, savage love that powers it


★★★★ "It's a triumph" ~ Daily Telegraph

★★★★ "Gripping. Punchy. Makes the game beautiful again" ~ Metro

"Beautiful. Delicate. A tender, very touching play about hope, and above all, talent" ~ Financial Times

"Patrick Marber finds the back of the net with this dark comedy. Tender and beautifully wrought" ~ Time Out

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