DOI: 10.5040/9781408172742.00000002
Scenes: 5. Roles: Male (3) , Female (2) , Neutral (0)

The boy who comes back from a war far away in a wooden box is glorified and called a hero. As the funeral plans are made in a small Kent town, his siblings squabble over who he was. Maybe the fanfare isn’t needed for this heroic martyr.

Vera Vera Vera, Hayley Squires’s first play, is a blackly comic piece about what we are willing to fight for. Upon its first production, Squires was hailed as a bracing new voice – clear-eyed and loud, addressing violence, neglect and apathy.

Vera Vera Vera was first presented at the Royal Court Theatre, London, on 22 March 2012.

From Vera Vera Vera


Bloomsbury Publishing

Hayley Squires

ISBN: 9781408172711

Series: Modern Plays

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