The World's Biggest Diamond by Gregory Motton
A cottage by the sea. Two old lovers re-unite for a weekend after 30 years. He has an appointment with death, and she has left her husband upstairs. Both think the other has betrayed their love. They fight it out as a storm grows out at sea. Gregory Motton's previous plays include: "Gengis Amongst The Pygmies" (La Comedie Francaise, paris), "Gods Island" (Theatre De La Tempete, Paris), "In Praise Of Progress" (Theatre de l'odeon, Paris), "A Monologue" (Musee Dauphinois, Grenoble), "A Little Satire" (Gate), "Cat And Mouse" (theatre de l'odeon, paris/gate) and "The Terrible Voice of Satan" (Royal Court). "The Biggest Diamond in the World" opens at the Royal Court Theatre, London in October 2005.