How happily married are the happily married? Home, I'm Darling is a dark comedy about sex, cake and the quest to be the perfect 1950s housewife.
Laura Wade is a Olivier award winning playwright and screenwriter. Her plays include Home, I'm Darling (National Theatre), Posh (Royal Court Theatre and West End), Tipping the Velvet (Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith), Alice (Crucible Theatre, Sheffield), Kreutzer vs. Kreutzer (Globe Theatre, Sydney Opera House and Australian tour), Other Hands (Soho Theatre), Colder Than Here (Soho Theatre and MCC Theatre New York), Breathing Corpses (Royal Court Theatre), Catch (Royal Court Theatre, written with four other playwrights), Young Emma (Finborough Theatre), 16 Winters (Bristol Old Vic Basement) and Limbo (Crucible Studio Theatre, Sheffield). Films include The Riot Club. Awards include the Critics' Circle Award for Most Promising Playwright, the Pearson Best Play Award and the George Devine Award. Laura Wade's plays have been performed in the UK, USA, Australia, Ireland, Sweden, Norway, Germany, the Netherlands and Mexico.
'Beautifully observed... Wade's gifts as a satirist are beyond
doubt.' * Evening Standard *
'This is an extraordinary feat - a vicious satire with a heart of gold - wrought with peculiar subtlety and intelligence.' * The Spectator *
'The tension, the emotions and the sense of absurdity and fear are brilliantly handled... A terrifying tour de force.' * Sunday Times *
Other Hands: 'An extraordinary feat - a vicious satire with a heart of gold. * The Spectator *
Colder Than Here: 'A masterpiece, a jewel, dark but translucent.' * Sunday Times *