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July 28 , 2007

Drawing the Line (NHB Modern Plays)


A vivid telling of the chaotic story of the partition that shaped the modern world.

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Drawing the Line premiered at the Hampstead Theatre, London in December 2013.

'powerful... a fascinating play which views colonial culpability from an unexpected and singularly revealing angle' - Independent

'Brenton is a masterly storyteller... the play expertly draws you into the maelstrom' - Financial Times

'Brenton knows how to make history manifest... gives a vivid picture of the pressures of the time' - Guardian

'fleet and fascinating' - WhatsOnStage

'crisp, elegant and revelatory... a fascinating story of mixed intentions and rushed folly' - The Stage

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