Farce, Mystery/Thriller, Period, Parody / Spoof
Time Period - 1910s / WWI
Settings Of Play - The sparse but cosy cottage of the Hepplethwaite family in Slagton, a mining village.
FEATURES / CONTAINS
Bare Stage/Simple Set
No Special Cautions
Appropriate for all audiences
High School/Secondary, College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Dinner Theatre, Professional Theatre, Shoestring Budget, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups
Contained in the volume Four Plays for Coarse Actors in which the plays are presented as parodies of four dramatic styles, in the performance of which everything which can go wrong in a production does so. A Collier's Tuesday Tea combin's the kitchen'sink with the coal-mine, and with an irreverent glance at D.H. Lawrence.
First produced at the Questors Theatre, Ealing, London, in 1975.