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Hard Time Pressure

By Michael McMillan

Year staged: 1981

Theatre Company: Royal Court Theatre

Staged in: Royal Court Theatre

Cast Size: 12


McMillan’s second play Hard Time Pressure was devised with members of The Avenues Youth Club, Paddington, London. It explores how conflicts emerges when one of their heroes returns from prison. He rejects their hero worship, and becoming a young father, wants to take a different path in life. But he cannot escape the attention and brutality of the local police.

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Link to Playscript


Ref: Add MS 88898/1/170

British Library - Western Manuscripts

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