The light burns blue

Semerciyan, S (2015) The light burns blue. Nick Hern Books, London. ISBN 9781848425026

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During the First World War, seventeen-year-old Elsie Wright fools the world into believing she has photographed fairies in her garden. An ambitious young reporter seeks to expose Elsie as a fraud. But as she looks at the facts, she begins to think there's more to Elsie's story than a simple hoax.

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Inspired by the true story of the Cottingley Fairies, this play written by Silva Semerciyan is part of Platform, an initiative from Tonic Theatre in partnership with Nick Hern Books aimed at addressing gender imbalance and inequality in theatre. Platform comprises big-cast plays with predominantly or all-female casts, written specifically for performance by school, college and youth-theatre groups.

Divisions: Bath School of Music and Performing Arts
Date Deposited: 30 Jul 2020 19:12
Last Modified: 15 Aug 2021 09:54
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