Time Period - 1960s
Settings Of Play - London. The General Post Office (GPO) and other locations.
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Competition or audition material
Unit Set/Multiple Settings, Bare Stage/Simple Set
Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
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Frank recognizes the voice of the GPO speaking clock as that of his long-lost wife. Determined to get her back, he forces his way into the inner sanctum of the Authorities to demand her release. Underlying the light-hearted story is a satiric comment on man's servitude to the clock.
If You're Glad I'll Be Frankwas first presented by John Tydeman on BBC Third Programme on Feburary 8, 1966. The play was first performed onstage by the Young Vic Company in London.