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Safe House

Full-Length Play, Drama  /  4f, 2m

Safe House is set in the present in an undisclosed part of England. Tommy is a policeman who comes face to face with Kelly, a young man whose crime and painful situation stirs up his past. As Tommy interrogates Kelly he is forced to face the ghost that still looms large in his life, making him fear there may be something monstrous inside him too. Tommy must confront his demons or they will destroy his relationships with his wife, Alex, sister, Steph, and especially his stepdaughter, Hannah.

  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    4f, 2m
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    Adult
Accolades
Accolades
  • WINNER! 2006 Alfred Fagon Award for Best New Play
Licence details
  • Minimum Fee: £55 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

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Summary
Safe House is set in the present in an undisclosed part of England. Tommy is a policeman who comes face to face with Kelly, a young man whose crime and painful situation stirs up his past. As Tommy interrogates Kelly he is forced to face the ghost that still looms large in his life, making him fear there may be something monstrous inside him too. Tommy must confront his demons or they will destroy his relationships with his wife, Alex, sister, Steph, and especially his stepdaughter, Hannah.
Cast Attributes

DC TOMMY DAVIS
ALEX DAVIS
STEPH DAVIS
HANNAH DAVIS
KELLY PALMER
DCI DAVE LONGMAN

  • Time Period Contemporary
  • Features Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
  • Cautions
    • Mild Adult Themes

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Lorna French

Lorna French is a playwright, writing workshop leader and dramaturg. Lorna has most recently presented a reading of Esther at Jermyn Street Theatre in March 2022. Jacaranda was produced by Pentabus Theatre and Theatre by the Lake for a tour of rural venues in 2021. She also w ...

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