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Includes the plays Master Class, Elgar's Rondo, Music to Murder By and Elgar's Third
The creative artist in conflict with destructive external pressures and corrosive internal tensions is a recurring theme in David Pownall’s meticulously crafted plays. Master Class was first performed at the Haymarket Theatre, Leicester before transferring to the Old Vic; Elgar’s Rondo was performed by the RSC at Stratford-upon-Avon in 1993, and at the Barbican Centre. Elgar’s Third, winner of the Sony Gold Award, was first performed on BBC Radio 3 in 1994; Music to Murder By was first performed by the Paines Plough theatre company.