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Early Days - Full Length Play, Comedy

Early Days

David Storey

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Full Length Play, Comedy

5m, 2f

ISBN: MS00000000374

NOTICE: Please be advised, this title is from the Samuel French Vault and is made from a scan of an archived manuscript. We hope you’ll treasure this glimpse into theatre history.

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Sir Richard Kitchen, the most famous man of his generation not to become Prime Minister, lives with his daughter and putters about her garden. Kitchen is a dotty old gentleman, given to leaving cantankerous messages on his son-in-law's answering machine and making a nuisance of himself on walks through the local village. He may be on the verge of senility - or this might be his way of shaking up his cold and smug relatives and neighbors. Sir Ralph Richardson starred at the National Theatre of Great Britain in one of his last stage appearances.
"Richly satisfying." - Plays and Players.

"Touches deep chords." - The Guardian, London.



5m, 2f


David Storey

David Storey was born in Yorkshire. He studied at Wakefield Art School from 1951-53, and subsequently at the Slade School in London. After his art studies and a career as a professional rugby player, he turned to writing. His plays have been produced throughout the world to great acclaim. Mr. Storey's work for television includes Home in 1971, and Grace, an adaptation from a story by James Joyce, ... view full profile

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