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How to Disappear Completely & Never Be Found

How to Disappear Completely & Never Be Found

By Fin Kennedy
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Paperback : 9781854599643, 96 pages, April 2008


The award-winning play that follows one man's desperate attempts to buck the system, and asks what really makes us who we are in the 21st century.

When a young executive reaches breaking point and decides to disappear, he pays a visit to a master of the craft in the form of a seafront fortune teller in Southend. Haunted by visitations from a pathologist who swears he is already lying flat out on her slab, he begins a nightmarish journey to the edge of existence that sees him stripped of everything that made him who he was.

Fin Kennedy's play How To Disappear Completely and Never Be Found won the 2005 Arts Council’s John Whiting Award and was subsequently staged at the Crucible Studio, Sheffield, in March 2007.


'An unsettling, dangerous play that makes you want to run away from yourself'

- Guardian

'The sort of thrilling new work that completely restores your faith in theatre'

- Sheffield Star