When We Are Married

by  J.B. Priestley

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  8m, 7f

Twenty-five years ago, the Helliwells, the Parkers and the Soppitts were married on the same day by the same parson.

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When We Are Married

by  J.B. Priestley

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  • Cast Size

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    8m, 7f
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Farce

Additional Info

They gather at the Helliwell home to celebrate their silver wedding. The new chapel organist tells them that he recently met the parson who conducted the triple wedding ceremony – he was not authorised to do so.

Pandemonium breaks out when these pillars of society believe they have been living in sin for twenty-five years.


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  • Minimum Fee: £67 per performance plus VAT when applicable.


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  • Time Period: 1900-1910
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes

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8m, 7f
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J.B. Priestley

John Boynton Priestley (1894 - 1984) was born in Bradford, Yorkshire, son of a schoolmaster. He left Belle Vue School at 16 and worked in a wool office, beginning to write in his spare time. He volunteered for the army in 1914 and served throughout the First World War, surviving the grim conditions of the trenches. He ...

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