Farcicals

by  Alan Ayckbourn

Short Play, Comedy

Comprising Chloë With Love and The Kidderminster Affair.

Please note: this title is currently available as a pre-publication manuscript only, which is an A4 spiral-bound format. 

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    Target Audience

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

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Chloë With Love - Teddy’s marriage to Lottie is going through a difficult period. Does he still love Lottie? Does Lottie still love him? Cue next door neighbours Penny and Reggie to the rescue. Penny weighing in to help Lottie and Reggie resolving to help his best friend to resist temptation. But with the arrival of the voluptuous Chloë all their best laid schemes are put to the test.

The Kidderminster Affair - Sexual intrigue at Teddy’s garden barbecue. Is his secret liaison with his neighbour, Penny, about to leak out? Will his wife Lottie discover the awful truth about Kidderminster? Will Penny’s husband and best friend Reggie ever get hold of the right end of the stick? Will he burn the barbecue? Or indeed resolve the mystery of the slow puncture?
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Cautions

  • No Special Cautions

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  • Minimum Fee: £62 per performance
    £29 per play individually
    Plus VAT when applicable



    This title is currently restricted in London, please contact the Licensing Department for further details.

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  • Time Period: Contemporary

Penny Bottlecamp

Lottie Bulbin

Teddy Bulbin Lottie's husband

Reggie Bottlecamp Penny's husband

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Casting Notes

Chloë With Love - 2M 2F

The Kidderminster Affair - 2M 2F

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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 countles ...

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