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Private Ear
Peter Shaffer
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Private Ear (Acting Edition)

3.24 of 5 stars 3.24  ·  rating details  ·  29 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Paperback, 56 pages
Published 1962 by Samuel French Ltd
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Too realistic for me to really feel good about this early Shaffer play. In One-Act, we see a manipulator manipulate, a mat get walked all over, and a woman fall for the bad boy. I don't know if this was a dark comedy that came out of Shaffer's own experience (Lord knows I've written similarly dark fantasies of my own, dwelling in my own "pit of despair") or if it was meant to pair with Public Eye in such a way that they would off-set each other on purpose. That somehow, putting the two of these ...more
Alissa Eaton
It was a short little play. I thought Bob was a sweet little guy. He really wanted to impress Doreen, but he tried too hard to make a good impression. I thought it was kind of funny, but at the same time I felt really bad for Bob.
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Sir Peter Levin Shaffer is an English dramatist, author of numerous award-winning plays, several of which have been filmed.

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