The Monster in the Hall

David Grieg(Faber & Faber)

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Duck Macatarsney cares for her biker dad, Duke, whose MS is getting worse.

Duke is a spliff-smoking (for medicinal reasons you understand), bike-riding, heavy-metal- and horror-movie-loving, pizza-eating widower who has brought up Duck since the death of her mum in a crash.

The two of them are just about surviving when one morning the Duke wakes up blind and the Duck hears Social Services are coming to take her away.

<b>The Monster in the Hall</b> follows Duck as she tries to protect her world from the terrifying prospect of change.

David Greig's <b>The Monster in the Hall</b> premiered at the Citizens Theatre, Glasgow, in autumn 2010, and was staged at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh in 2011 as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.


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