Captain Amazing (Modern Plays) by Alistair McDowall PDF

By Alistair McDowall

ISBN-10: 1472588223

ISBN-13: 9781472588227

My dad is a superhero. not anyone else understands 'cos it has to stick a secret.

Alistair McDowall's play is a humorous and poignant one-man exhibit that thrusts us into the lifetime of Britain's basically part-time superhero.

Struggling to stability his kinfolk duties and extra traditional task with defeating super-villains and rescuing households from burning structures, Captain outstanding represents how all mom and dad try to be heroes within the eyes in their childrens. observe this man's origins, his family members existence, and the way even the invincible are not resistant to tragedy.

Captain Amazing
obtained its global best on the Edinburgh competition Fringe 2013, starring Mark Weinman, and directed by way of Clive Judd. It used to be revived for a countrywide travel from March 2014.

'[He] is the type of guy you would not glance two times at on the street: balding; stooped; tentative. he is skating over the skin of lifestyles, marking time together with his task at B&Q, slightly buying possessions, no longer chatting with his alcoholic father. after which he meets a girl who does glance two times at him; who offers start to their daughter, Emily, and all of sudden Emily is confident that her cherished father is a superhero.' day-by-day Telegraph

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