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Fish Out of Water (Original version)

Derek Benfield

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  5f, 4m

Fish Out of Water (Original version)
by Derek Benfield

Set in the romantic atmosphere of a sun-drenched hotel on the Italian Riviera, the peace of the holiday makers is shattered by the arrival of a determinedly outspoken widow, Agatha Hepworth and her timid spinster sister, Fiona Francis.

Fish Out of Water (Original version)

by  Derek Benfield

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    5f, 4m
  • SubGenre
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    Farce
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    • Adult
    • Senior
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Agatha crushes all protests as she rounds up the hotel guests in communal games and other healthy pursuits. Her unflagging spirit of togetherness invades the private lives of all the characters with riotous results.

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  • Time Period: Contemporary
  • Setting: An hotel lounge

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5f, 4m
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Derek Benfield

Derek Benfield (11 March 1926 – 10 March 2009) was a British playwright and actor. He was born in Bradford, West Riding of Yorkshire, and educated at Bingley Grammar School. As a playwright, Benfield wrote more than 30 stage plays. Benfield had made his acting debut, in Yorkshire in 1948. They were popular in regional ...

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