A Bird in the Hand

by  Derek Benfield

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  4m, 6f

When Sylvia returns only twenty-four hours after walking out, her husband Max isn't exactly overjoyed.

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A Bird in the Hand

by  Derek Benfield

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    4m, 6f
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Senior
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

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When Sylvia returns only twenty-four hours after walking out, her husband Max isn't exactly overjoyed. Nor is three times divorced Harry who has set the wheels in motion to recapture the romantic successes of their youthful days of bachelorhood and it's too late to stop the young ladies arriving! Sylvia watches with much amusement as her hapless husband tries, and fails, to appreciate the delights of freedom and finally decides that the bonds of matrimony are preferable.
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Keywords

Love, Marriage

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  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

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  • Minimum Fee: £52 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

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  • Time Period: Contemporary

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4m, 6f
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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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