Joseph K and the Cost of Living

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Author: Emily White

Format: Paperback

Pages: 112

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by Emily White

Joseph K has a comfortable job in financial services and barely notices the growing chaos all around on the walk to work: the homelessness, the food banks, the anger, the protests, the relentless rise of the cost of living. Until one day, K is arrested. No one will explain what the charges are, but they must be answered.

Emily White's adaptation of The Trial weaves the nightmare of arrest and injustice into a funny and physical take on Franz Kafka's classic.

The play premiered at the Swansea Grand Theatre, in a production by National Theatre Wales, in March 2023.

Paperback, 96 pages

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