A Fly in the Ointment

by  Derek Benfield

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  3m, 3f

Why should Ron Corley MP, the Min'ster for the Environment, be searching the'seaside bungalow of his ex-mistress Donna? And why does his virtuous wife, Louise, turn up at the'same place on the'same day? And what was a romantic doctor with a bunch of …

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A Fly in the Ointment

by  Derek Benfield

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Why should Ron Corley MP, the Min'ster for the Environment, be searching the'seaside bungalow of his ex-mistress Donna? And why does his virtuous wife, Louise, turn up at the'same place on the'same day? And what was a romantic doctor with a bunch of flowers doing in'sussex when his practice is in London? Add to these questions the presence of a frustrated policewoman and a devious pizza delivery boy ...
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  • Time Period: Contemporary
  • Setting: A living-room

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3m, 3f
M3 (19, 50s) F3 (30s, 40s)
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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 ...

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