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Speechless by Polly Teale, Linda Brogan


Speechless by Polly Teale, Linda Brogan

Fringe First Award, Edinburgh 2010. The true-life drama of two girls' struggle to find a voice, inspired by Marjorie Wallace's best-selling book The Silent Twins. This is an astonishing and moving portrayal of the secret world of a very special but ultimately destructive alliance between two identical twin sisters.

About the Author

POLLY TEALE's other plays include an acclaimed adaptation of Jane Eyre as well as After Mrs Rochester, about the troubled life of Jean Rhys, BrontA and Mine, all of which she directed for Shared Experience. She lives in Blackheath, south east London. LINDA BROGAN's first play, What's in the Cat, was staged in 2005 by Contact Theatre, Manchester, transferring to the Royal Court, London. Black Crows (2007) was produced by Clean Break at the Arcola Theatre and was a finalist for the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize. She lives in the North West.

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Publication date

5th August 2010


Polly Teale, Linda Brogan

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Nick Hern Books


96 pages


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