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Not to be confused with Two-handed (disambiguation).

Two-hander is a term for a play, movie, or television programme with only two main characters.[1] The two characters in question often display differences in social standing or experiences, differences that are explored and possibly overcome as the story unfolds.[2][3]






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  1. ^ "Slanguage Dictionary Results - Two-hander". Variety. Retrieved 2008-06-19. 
  2. ^ Wolcott, James (6 September 2010). "Crouching Duck, Hidden Draper: Mad Men Season 4, Episode 7". Vanity Fair. Retrieved 7 September 2010. 
  3. ^ a b Caption for still from William Gibson’s play “Two for the Seesaw.” Photo credit Arthur Cantor; from "Looking Back at Arthur Penn" slide show; The New York Times, September 30, 2010. Retrieved 2010-10-04.
  4. ^ "What's On: Between the Sheets", Nightwood Theatre
  5. ^ Gussow, Mel, "The Stage: Driving Miss Daisy", The New York Times, April 16, 1987. Retrieved 2011-02-15.