Racing Demon

Racing Demon

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How do you fight without hate? Racing Demon reveals the struggle of four clergymen to make sense of their mission. David Hare's play opened at the National Theatre, London, in 1990 to universal acclaim, and won four awards as Play of the Year. Racing Demon was the first part of David Hare's trilogy of plays about British institutions; Murmuring Judges and The Absence of War completed the trilogy.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 126 x 188 x 12mm | 81.65g
  • FABER & FABER
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Main
  • 0571161065
  • 9780571161065
  • 740,163

Review quote

"Racing Demon "emerges as Hare's compassionate study of the eternal battle between the individual conscience and the institution. "Guardian""show more

About David Hare

David Hare is a playwright and filmmaker. His stage plays include Plenty, Pravda (with Howard Brenton) Racing Demon, Skylight, Amy's View, Via Dolorosa, Stuff Happens, South Downs, The Absence of War and The Judas Kiss. His films for cinema and television include Wetherby, The Hours, Damage, The Reader and the Worricker trilogy: Page Eight, Turks & Caicos and Salting the Battlefield. He has written English adaptations of plays by Pirandello, Chekhov, Brecht, Schnitzler, Lorca, Gorky and Ibsen. For fifteen years he was an Associate Director of the National Theatre.show more