2Graves

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2Graves is a short one-man play by the British playwright Paul Sellar. The protagonist of the piece is Jack Topps, a Cockney hard man from London's East End, and the story – delivered in rhyming verse – is that of how he became a violent criminal. The stage setting is simple: except for brief monologues at the beginning and ending of the play, Jack Topps sits in a chair the whole way through, and the stage is devoid of any other props. On the way, his story takes in the sights and sounds of East London.

The play was first produced at the Edinburgh Fringe in summer 2006 and, later that year, ran for several weeks at the newly refurbished Arts Theatre in the West End. Jonathan Moore played the role of Jack Topps, with both The Times and the Evening Standard rating the play highly[citation needed].

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