The candid interviews that formed the basis for David Hare's famed trilogy of plays about the state of Britain in the early 1990s. Asking Around is a record of the firsthand documentary research that provided the inspiration and source material for David Hare's trilogy of plays, Racing Demon , Murmuring Judges , and The Absence of War . The trilogy examined the crises that faced three great British institutions -- the Church, the Law, and the Labour Party -- in the lead-up to the 1992 election that saw the Labour ...

Asking Around 2001, Faber & Faber, New York

ISBN-13: 9780571170630

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