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It Runs in the Family - Full Length Play, Comedy

It Runs in the Family

Ray Cooney

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Full Length Play, Comedy

7m, 4f

ISBN: 9780573691591

"My glasses steamed up with laughter...A must for the bruised in spirit and the young at heart." - The Sunday Times, London

"Tickles the funny bones quite shamelessly." - Sunday Express, London

"As in every good farce …

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Full Length Play

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Farce

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Britain's master farceur ( Two Into One, Run For Your Wife, et al. ) is at it again. Set in a hospital, It Runs in the Family contains the usual assortment of farcical nuts running in and out of doors mistaking everybody for someone else, as Dr. Mortimore tries to fend off a paternity suit, an ex wife, a punkish daughter and various other lunatics so that he may, at last, deliver the Ponsonby Lecture in an international conference.
"My glasses steamed up with laughter...A must for the bruised in spirit and the young at heart." - The Sunday Times, London

"Tickles the funny bones quite shamelessly." - Sunday Express, London

"As in every good farce from Ben Travers to Joe Orton, the location becomes a madhouse filled with an epidemic of unbridled lunacy." - London Financial Times

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7m, 4f

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Ray Cooney's interview for Dave's Gone By

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Ray Cooney

Ray Cooney

Ray Cooney began his theatrical career as a boy actor in Song of Norway at the Palace Theatre in 1946. He played in Dry Rot and Simple Spymen and then began a writing career which, to date, has sent eighteen plays to the West End including One for the Pot, Not Now Darling,Move Over Mrs. Markham, and There Goes the Bride, Chase My Comrade, Why Not Stay for Breakfast, Wife Begins at Forty, Run for ... view full profile

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