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Don't Lose the Place! - Full Length Play, Comedy

Don't Lose the Place!

Derek Benfield

Full Length Play, Comedy

3m, 2f

ISBN: 9780573017490

Don't Lose the Place!
by Derek Benfield

When'sylvia's boyfriend Robin walks out on her she decides on a rather unconventional method of finding a replacement. Determined not to be let down a second time, she has carefully arranged a timetable in order to "try out" various assorted lovers a…

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Description

Full Length Play

Comedy

Time Period - Contemporary

Settings Of Play - Composite setting: a sitting-room, patio and part of a kitchen

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When'sylvia's boyfriend Robin walks out on her she decides on a rather unconventional method of finding a replacement. Determined not to be let down a second time, she has carefully arranged a timetable in order to "try out" various assorted lovers and assess their suitability before making her final choice of a potential husband. But timetables have a way of going wrong ... A torrent of confusions and mistaken identities inevitably arise as Sylvia and her friend Jemma try, with unexpected and hilarious results, to prevent the final confrontation of the three trial husban's. A delightfully comic climax ensues.
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3m, 2f

M3 (young, late 30s, early 50s) F2 (young, 35)
Author
Derek Benfield

Derek Benfield

Derek Benfield (11 March 1926 – 10 March 2009) was a British playwright and actor. He was born in Bradford, West Riding of Yorkshire, and educated at Bingley Grammar School. As a playwright, Benfield wrote more than 30 stage plays. Benfield had made his acting debut, in Yorkshire in 1948. They were popular in regional venues and with amateur dramatic companies, and were often performed abroad. ... view full profile

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