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Ernie's Incredible Illucinations

Alan Ayckbourn

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Short Play

4m, 5f, 12m or f

ISBN: 9780573120633

This is a bright comedy by the famous English comic playwright about the extraordinary powers of Ernie Fraser, a dreamer with a difference. Ernie has a vivid imagination; and his thoughts have the disconcerting habit of turning into reality.…

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Description

Short Play

This is a bright comedy by the famous English comic playwright about the extraordinary powers of Ernie Fraser, a dreamer with a difference. Ernie has a vivid imagination; and his thoughts have the disconcerting habit of turning into reality.
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4m, 5f, 12m or f

CASTING NOTES

ERNIE
MUM
DAD
RECEPTIONIST
DOCTOR
OFFICER
AUNTIE MAY
FIRST BARKER
SECOND BARKER
THIRD BARKER
FOURTH BARKER
REFEREE
TIMEKEEPER
MAN WOMAN
KID SARACEN
SECOND MAN
LADY
LIBRARY ATTENDANT
GIRL LIBRARIAN LADY
LIBRARIAN
A TRAMP
PATIENTS, SOLDIERS, CROWDS, BOXERS, etc.

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Author
Alan Ayckbourn

Alan Ayckbourn

Alan Ayckbourn has spent his life in theatre, rarely if ever tempted by television or film, which perhaps explains why he continues to be so prolific. To date he has written 77 plays, and his work has been translated into over 35 languages, is performed on stage and television throughout the world, and has won countless awards. Major successes include: Relatively Speaking, How the Other Half Loves ... view full profile

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Kevin Plooster 29/07/2014 08:30
Funny Script.  Good show for actors to build skills.
Castillero Middle School Drama 17/10/2013 08:13
I am unsure of how you would double cast this play. But the play is good for flexible casting. I also read through and did not find this play very amusing but light.

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