Fish Out of Water (Revised version)

by  Derek Benfield

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  3m, 4f

The peaceful atmosphere of a hotel on the Italian Riviera is shattered by the arrival of Agatha, an outspoken widow, and her timid sister, Fiona. Agatha crushes all protests as she rounds up the guests into communal games, her unflagging spirit of to…

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Fish Out of Water (Revised version)

by  Derek Benfield

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    3m, 4f
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Farce
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Senior

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The peaceful atmosphere of a hotel on the Italian Riviera is shattered by the arrival of Agatha, an outspoken widow, and her timid sister, Fiona. Agatha crushes all protests as she rounds up the guests into communal games, her unflagging spirit of togetherness invading the private lives of the other characters. All the ingredients of package holidays äšÍ late flights, double bookings, foreign food etc. - provide an evening of uproarious and innocent fun.
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  • Minimum Fee: £55 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

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  • Time Period: Contemporary
  • Setting: An hotel lounge

Casting

3m, 4f
M3 (young, 40s, 50s) F4 (20, middle-age, 50s)
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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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