Hard drinking, hard working farmer Slattery rules his roost: three daughters and his easy going wife. His only son, an aimless poet, returns home determined to marry an older divorced actress and the family reaction is considerable.
"Richly textured and resonant with life.... Storey is one of our finest playwrights. " - The New York Times
"Beautifully controlled mounting of tension.... Marvelously written.... Unforgettable." - New York Magazine
Royal Court Theatre, 1973.