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Otherwise Engaged

3.48  ·  Rating Details ·  29 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
Paperback, 48 pages
Published June 1st 1975 by Samuel French Ltd
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Mar 25, 2012 Laura rated it liked it
From BBC Radio 4:
A dark study of a London publisher trying to enjoy a Saturday afternoon at home listening to Wagner.
Kendra Carlson
Oct 27, 2015 Kendra Carlson rated it liked it
Shelves: plays
Interesting with the right cast; vulgar at times. Potential nudity.
Gregory Knapp
Dec 16, 2015 Gregory Knapp rated it really liked it
Shelves: plays, london
I saw Otherwise Engaged in the West End in 1976 with my parents when I was 13 years old.

It was the first time I had been exposed to "fashionable bourgeois pessimism" in a play and the first time I had seen a live topless woman. This one -- for what it's worth -- had perfect breasts.

It was a VERY memorable and educational evening at the Theatre.
Bobby Sullivan
Jun 29, 2016 Bobby Sullivan rated it liked it
Act 1: Very arch, very slow. Act 2: A bit shocking, and boy does it escalate quickly to the end. I'd enjoy directing this play.
Dec 30, 2012 Razi rated it really liked it
Everything can change in just one afternoon while timeless, changeless Wagner plays in the background.
Jun 06, 2013 Robert rated it liked it
Read with Portland Playreaders.
Mar 06, 2014 Bettie☯ rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Radio Party Animals
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Simon James Holliday Gray, CBE (21 October 1936 – 7 August 2008) was an English playwright and memoirist who also had a career as a university lecturer in English literature at Queen Mary, University of London, for 20 years. While teaching at Queen Mary, Gray began his writing career as a novelist in 1963 and, during the next 45 years, in addition to 5 published novels, wrote 40 original stage pla ...more
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