Sarah Kane: Complete Plays - Study Guide Skin Summary & Analysis

Sarah Kane
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"Skin" is a ten-minute film that Sarah Kane wrote for Channel 4. It concerns a skinhead called Billy and his pained affair with a black woman. The film begins in a flat in south London with Billy waking up to a friend leaving a message on his answering machine. Billy looks out his window and sees Neville, an old black neighbor, tending a marijuana plant. Across the way, he sees a black woman in a window and makes a rude gesture to her. Billy gets ready and leaves.

At a café, Billy and his skinhead friends eat English breakfasts. His friends tell him he needs to put some fat on, eat some meat. Billy makes a disgusting comment about what goes into sausage, and his pals spit out their food. Billy shows one of his swastika markings to a little black boy. The skinheads leave.

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