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Wild Goose Chase

Derek Benfield

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  5f, 5m

Wild Goose Chase
by Derek Benfield

Chester Dreadnought bluffs his way into the crumbling stately home of an impecunious aristocratic family, and even a trigger-happy belted Earl suffering from hallucinations cannot keep at bay the enterprising pair of jewel thieves who are pursuing th…

Wild Goose Chase

by  Derek Benfield

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  • Cast Size
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    5f, 5m
  • SubGenre
    Subgenre
    Farce
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    • Adult
    • Senior
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)
Description
Chester Dreadnought bluffs his way into the crumbling stately home of an impecunious aristocratic family, and even a trigger-happy belted Earl suffering from hallucinations cannot keep at bay the enterprising pair of jewel thieves who are pursuing their loot - not to mention Chester - round the castle. Suits of armour and secret doors, mistaken identities and dotty servants all help to provide the variety of fare that goes to the making of this wild goose chase.

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  • Time Period: Contemporary
  • Setting: A baronial hall

Casting

5f, 5m
Cast Attributes
M5 (20s, middle age) F5 (young, 20s, 40s, middle age)

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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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