Everything in the Garden

by  Giles Cooper

Full Length Play, Dark Comedy  /  6m, 5f

A hign comedy of manners

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Everything in the Garden

by  Giles Cooper

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    6m, 5f
  • Duration


    120 minutes (2 hours)
  • Audience

    Target Audience

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

Additional Info

The play takes place in the suburban house of Bernard and Jenny, with the garden that is seen through a sunroom. The couple are trying to keep up with their neighbors, but are struggling. They are visited by a madam, and Jenny becomes a part-time prostitute.
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  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: £69 per performance plus VAT when applicable.



  • Time Period: 1960s
  • Duration: 120 minutes (2 hours)
  • Setting: Th Acton's sitting room in an outer suburb of London. 
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes


6m, 5f

Jenny Acton

Bernard Acton, her husband

Leonie Pimosz, a Polish Jewess

Jack, a bachelor

Roger, the Acton's son

Bill, an estate agent

Beryl, his wife

Stephen, works in oil

Laura, his wife

Tom, a stockbroker

Louise, his wife

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Giles Cooper

Giles Cooper

Royal Shakespeare Theatre Company, 13th March 1962

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