New York City, 1919. At a switchboard exchange on the brink of extinction, three operators stare down the future, desperate to preserve their matriarchy. A carelessly researched, serious-minded, peep show for the brain. Adriano Shaplin's play Pugilist Specialist was an international success and won of the 'First of the Firsts' at the 2003 Edinburgh Fringe. It is also published by Oberon Books along with a trilogy of plays by Shaplin. Switch Triptych has a production by The Riot Group at the Assembly Rooms at the Edinburgh Fringe in August 2005.