Butcher, Butcher, Burning Bright

Represented by:
Sophie Gorell Barnes


Oxford University Press

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Mollie and Ian are hot for each other. Stueey can be a real bright spark. Mr Butcher’s comments have inflamed Shuttle. All in all it’s combustible material but when you play with fire it can be more than your fingers that get burnt.


“In a time when good plays that are accessible to teenagers are rare, plays like these are a cause for rejoicing! Wheeller uses humour in showing the central relationship and it is a strong counterpoint to the inevitable tragic ending… opportunities for some physical theatre experimentation & use of PowerPoint technology as part of the scene setting….”
Ali Warren - National Drama