The original text
The short play follows a brother and sister's wild night of drug and alcohol, ultimately leading to incest.
Written and first performed in 1976, published as an acting edition by Samuel French Ltd (1977), then as Hitting Town and City Sugar by Eyre Methuen, London (1978), as Hitting Town, City Sugar in the Heinemann Modern Plays series (Heinemann, 1988) and in Poliakoff Plays: 1 (Methuen Drama, 1990)
Translations and adaptations
Adapted for TV by the author in 1976 for Thames Television/ITV Play for Britain.
Performances in South Africa
1979: Staged in The Rehearsal Room at The Space (Cape Town), opening 17 January. Directed by Brian Astbury with Carlos da Silva, Caroline Newby, Duarte Sylwain and Leslee Udwin The stage manager was Shauna Johnson.
Brian Astbury, 1979
E-mail correspondence with Tom Holmes, 19 December 2015.
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