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Fowler, Tom

Entry updated 2 October 2023. Tagged: Author, Theatre.

(?   -    ) Scottish playwright in whose fourth play, Hope Has a Happy Meal (performed 2023; 2023), the eponymous Hope, after decades away, returns Mysterious-Stranger-like to her native land, the People's Republic of Kola Kola, which has been transformed into a tyrannical Dystopia run by international corporations and suffering very severely the effects of Climate Change on a resourceless client country. The action is presented in part as a wisecracking Satire, though no sense of arguable well-being survives the final curtain. [JC]

Tom Fowler

born UK

works (selected)

  • Hope Has a Happy Meal (London: Nick Hern Books, 2023) [play: first performed 12 June 2023 Royal Court, London: pb/]


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