By Ted Whitehead
E. A. Whitehead's first play, The Foursome, had its most suitable on the Royal court docket Theatre in 1971, and hence transferred to the West finish, profitable the George Devine Award and night ordinary Award for many promising playwright. Ostensibly a play concerning the conflict of the sexes, it truly is really an exploration of the assumptions that make such battles inevitable. Whitehead endured his exploration of sexual clash in his subsequent performs, Alpha Beta and The Sea Anchor. The performs have been largely produced and received Whitehead a world reputation.
The Punishment, proven live to tell the tale BBC2 in 1972, is a one-act play approximately authority and corruption.
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