Original Sin

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DOI: 10.5040/9780571285723.00000049
Scenes: 7. Roles: Male (25) , Female (0) , Neutral (0)

Angel, a spell-bindingly beautiful boy, is plucked from the streets to be the plaything of a wealthy newspaper proprietor. This street-boy turned socialite moves with ease between the worlds of privilege and poverty in 1890s Paris and London. Angel's rapid success turns as swiftly into self-destruction as he is caught in a downward spiral of obsession, money, murder, suicide and white slavery.

Original Sin premiered at the Sheffield Crucible Theatre in June 2002.

From Peter Gill Plays 2

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Faber and Faber

Peter Gill

ISBN: 9780571245390

Series: Faber Drama

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