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The Jollies

Full-Length Play, Drama  /  2f, 3m, 2girl(s), 1boy(s), 6m or f

The Jollies
by Alan Ayckbourn

"I mean, what do you do when you suddenly find you've got a mother who's younger than you are? And a kid brother who turns out to be twenty years older than you? Right. You panic." Yes, eleven-year-old Polly has quite a problem. Now the police are af…

  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    2f, 3m, 2girl(s), 1boy(s), 6m or f
  • SubGenre
    Subgenre
    Theatre for Young Audiences
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    Appropriate for all audiences
Licence details
  • Minimum Fee: £69 per performance plus VAT when applicable.
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Summary
"I mean, what do you do when you suddenly find you've got a mother who's younger than you are? And a kid brother who turns out to be twenty years older than you? Right. You panic." Yes, eleven-year-old Polly has quite a problem. Now the police are after her as well. Not to mention the'social Services. And a very, very big dog ... Heeeeellllp!
Cast Attributes
  • Reduced casting (Doubling Possible)
  • Flexible casting
  • Time Period Contemporary
  • 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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