Therea#39;s only one word to sum up this place a death, prefix, living, a#39; Bert, the amiable old codger warns new boy Stephen, as he introduces ... Indeed, in its depiction of the miserable monotony of unskilled manual employment, Mean explores a supremely hopeless topic. The play recalls a teenage summer spent toiling in a factory canteen. ... Polish refugee- Mearsa#39;s 90- minute monologue is unashamedly sentimental Yet a wicked sense of humour saves him from drowning in self-pity.
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