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Wolf at the Door

Full-Length Play, Drama  /  6f, 9m

Alan Ayckbourn, Henry Becque, David Walker

Wolf at the Door
Original play (Les Corbeaux) by Henry Becque, translated by David Walker and adapted by Alan Ayckbourn

When a sudden heart attack claims the life of the father of the Vigneron household, the family is plunged into economic turmoil. Madame Vigneron and her children are forced to rely on the advice of others in sorting out the complicated estate, and fi…

  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    6f, 9m
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    Adult, Senior, Teen (Age 14 - 18)
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Summary
When a sudden heart attack claims the life of the father of the Vigneron household, the family is plunged into economic turmoil. Madame Vigneron and her children are forced to rely on the advice of others in sorting out the complicated estate, and find they are surrounded by wolves at every turn in the form of creditors, business associates and 'friends'.
Cast Attributes
  • Expandable casting
M9, F6 plus M3 (non-speaking).
  • Time Period 19th Century
  • Setting A drawing-room.
  • Cautions
    • No Special Cautions

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Alan Ayckbourn

2017 marks the 60th anniversary of Alan Ayckbourn joining the Library Theatre company in Scarborough, of which he was the Artistic Director for 37 years and where he made both his professional playwriting in 1959 and his directorial debut in 1961.

He has spent his life in thea ...

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Henry Becque

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David Walker

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