DOI: 10.5040/9780571291175.00000005
Scenes: 14. Roles: Male (2) , Female (2) , Neutral (0)

Steve is sleeping with Helen, and Sybil is sleeping with Les. But these aren’t two ordinary couples: Sybil is Steve’s nouveau-riche wife, and Les is the private detective she hired to spy on her adulterous husband.

A play more about British society than about love and fidelity, Decadence satirically explores the divide between the upper and working classes and the humanity beneath.

Decadence premiered at the New End Theatre, London, in July 1981.

From Steven Berkoff Plays 2

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Faber and Faber

Steven Berkoff

ISBN: 9780571171026

Series: Faber Drama

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