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Getting On

Full-Length Play, Drama  /  3f, 4m, 2boy(s) or girl(s)

A British Labour M.P., ten years into his second marriage, feels tethered in a time of change.

  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    3f, 4m, 2boy(s) or girl(s)
  • Suggested Use
    Suggested Use
    • UIL Approved
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    Adult, Senior
Licence details
  • Minimum Fee: £55 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

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Summary

A British Labour M.P., ten years into his second marriage, feels tethered in a time of change. He is distrustful on the one hand of the "mawkish mentality" of the young and, on the other, of the encroaching motorway life of the middle aged who can look forward to nothing more than the fairly imminent end of a not so very interesting road.

"The play is a small jewel of bewilderment and regret." - London Sunday Times

Keywords
  • Time Period 1970s
  • Cautions
    • Mild Adult Themes

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"The play is a small jewel of bewilderment and regret." - London Sunday Times

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Authors

Alan Bennett

Alan Bennett was born in Leeds in 1934. After studying at Oxford University he collaborated as a writer and performer with Dudley Moore, Jonathan Miller and Peter Cook in Beyond the Fringe in 1960 at the Edinburgh Festival. He then turned to writing full time and produced h ...

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