A young man holds a mugger in a headlock and waits with the victim, a young woman, for the police to arrive. Night falls. The woman leaves to hurry the police up. As the mugger preys on the young man's vulnerabilities, their roles are gradually reversed. "Theatre of the absurd that is funny and offers insight into manipulation and psychological torment." Catherine Lambert, Sunday Herald Sun, Sept 2002. "...a wicked sense of humour..." Helen Thomson, The Age, Sept 2002. Nominated for a Green Room Award for Outstanding Writing on the 2003 Melbourne Fringe.

  • black comedy
  • 25
  • 3 total
  • 1 female identifying, 2 male identifying
  • adolescence
  • 16 to 18, 18+
  • young adult, adult
  • Australian Script Centre


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