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Gasping

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Gasping by Ben Elton
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Description

Little Theatre Comedy Ben EltonCharacters: 3 male, 3 female Interior Set The first play written by the popular author of Popcorn, Gasping is a brilliantly funny satire on big business, the media and product exploitation. Lockheart Industries is making serious money, but Sir Chiffley Lockheart needs the buzz that finding a way to make money where none has existed before gives him. Philip, a pushy workaholic executive, suggests selling designer air. Perrier for the nostrils becomes the marketing phenomenon of the decade and millions are quickly made. People start hoarding for a rainy day and oxygen supplies run low. The Third World is plundered, creating a greater divide between the haves and have nots. The world starts gasping and only the biggest suckers survive. "A poisonously funny morality play.... A remarkable debut." London Sunday Times. "A sharp witted satire.... Extremely funny." Independent.
Release date Australia
December 31st, 1997
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
New edition
Imprint
Samuel French Ltd
Pages
80
Dimensions
138x216x3
ISBN-13
9780573017735
Product ID
1793777

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