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Dirty Laundry - Play by Deborah McAndrew



Written by Deborah McAndrew

Who is Emeline?

In a small terraced house in the heart of the Potteries a man lays dying. His daughter, Nora, does her best to keep him clean and comfortable, but Stoke-on-Trent in the 1950's is not a clean or comfortable place - and Reuben Moth is not at peace. In his final fever he calls out the name Emeline time and again. Nora wonders who this mystery woman could be; and why Reuben is suddenly receiving important visitors.

What secret have they been keeping for almost 20 years? And why must it never come to light?


'Gripping... skilful writing...'  - The Stage

'Atmospheric drama...' - The Observer

'Thought-provoking, intriguing and rich with humanity...' Bum On a Seat 

Published by Claybody Theatre led by Debbie McAndrew, Conrad Nelson and recent patron announced in 2019 is Toby Jones.

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