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A Talk in the Park

Alan Ayckbourn

Short Play, Comedy  /  2f, 3m

A short play from Confusions.

A Talk in the Park

by  Alan Ayckbourn

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    2f, 3m
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Description
A short play from Confusions depicting five self-immolated characters on park benches. Confusions is actually a set of five interlinked one act plays. Each play deals riotously, but with sharply pointed undertones, with human eccentricities and the human dilemma of loneliness.
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  • Community Theatre
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  • Minimum Fee: £39 per performance plus VAT when applicable.


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  • Time Period: Contemporary
  • Setting: A park with four benches

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2f, 3m
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"Runs the gamut of comic technique from faintly pathetic situation comedy to outright farce.... Ayckbourn has demonstrated once again that even in a trivial situation he can hold the attention with his matchless ear for conversational speech, and in untrivial situations shows himself a comic writer of immortal quality." - London Financial Times

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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 theatre, rarely if ever tempted by tel ...

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