In by the Half
by Jimmie Chinn
Short Play, Drama / 1m, 4f
Madam, once a distinguished actress, lives in seclusion looked after by her ex-dresser. Their peaceful routine includes visits from the doctor and the insipid Sylvia, who takes acting lessons from Madam. But the initial acerbic comedy of the play giv…
- No Special Cautions
- Minimum Fee: £39 per performance plus VAT when applicable.
- Time Period: Contemporary
- Duration: 60 minutes (1 hour)
- Setting: A siiting room of Madam's small, neat terraced cottage in Hammersmith, West London.
- Additional Features: Not Applicable
- Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
- Musical Style: N/A (Not a musical)
- Vocal Demands: N/A (Not a musical)
- Chorus Size: N/A (Not a musical)
- Flexible casting
The Doctor can be male or female.
The play was first presented by Teddington Theatre Club Audio in 1993.
Later that year it was performed on Radio 4.