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Ice Cream

Full-Length Play, Drama  /  3f, 3m, 7m or f

Icecream
by Caryl Churchill

"Highly comic ... works like a short, sharp shock: an acidly entertaining statement about mutual cultural incomprehension." - Guardian

A middle-class American couple travel to England on a genealogical search and find third cousins who are decidely low-life and whom they aid…

  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    3f, 3m, 7m or f
  • Duration
    Duration
    90 minutes
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  • Minimum Fee: £55 per performance plus VAT when applicable.
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Summary
A middle-class American couple travel to England on a genealogical search and find third cousins who are decidely low-life and whom they aid following a violent event. Who is the worse: the doer of evil deeds or he who enables him to continue?
Cast Attributes
  • Flexible casting
  • Time Period Contemporary
  • Setting Various simple settings
  • Duration 90 minutes

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"Highly comic ... works like a short, sharp shock: an acidly entertaining statement about mutual cultural incomprehension." - Guardian

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Caryl Churchill

Caryl Churchill was born on 3 September 1938 in London and grew up in the Lake District and in Montreal. She was educated at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford. Downstairs, her first play written while she was still at university, was first staged in 1958 and won an award at the Sund ...

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