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The Lightning Play

Charlotte Jones

Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy  /  4f, 4m

The Lightning Play
by Charlotte Jones

Celebrity ghost-writer Max Villiers and his shop-a-holic wife Harriet, are hosting a party at Hallow'een. Their guests include a failed monk; his date, who dabbles in New Age ideas; the heavily-pregnant Imogen, a friend of the Villiers' daughter and …

The Lightning Play

by  Charlotte Jones

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    4f, 4m
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Celebrity ghost-writer Max Villiers and his shop-a-holic wife Harriet, are hosting a party at Hallow'een. Their guests include a failed monk; his date, who dabbles in New Age ideas; the heavily-pregnant Imogen, a friend of the Villiers' daughter and her strait-laced husband. Max's new plasma screen TV dominates the'set but only he can'see the images from the past that appear on it, revealing the tragedy that the Villiers have long tried to bury but must now face.

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  • Time Period: Contemporary
  • Setting: Front room; various interior and exterior settings

Casting

4f, 4m
Cast Attributes
M4 (young, 40s,) F4 (young, 25, 30s)

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Charlotte Jones

Charlotte Jones is a highly successful British playwright whose six stage plays have been performed at the National Theatre, the Donmar, the Almeida, in the West End and all over the world. She has also written extensively for TV, radio and film.

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