The Decorator

by  Donald Churchill

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  1m, 2f

"Irresistible." - The London Daily Telegraph

"This play will leave you rolling in the aisles...I all but fell from my seat laughing." - The London Star

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Marcia returns to her flat to find it has not been painted as she arranged. A part time painter who is filling in for an ill colleague is just beginning the work when the wife of the man with whom Marcia is having an affair arrives to tell all to Marcia's husband. Marcia hires the painter a part time actor to impersonate her husband at the confrontation. Hilarity is piled upon hilarity as the painter, who takes his acting very seriously, portrays the absent husband. The wronged wife decides that the best revenge is to sleep with Marcia's husband an ecstatic experience for them both. When Marcia learns that the painter/actor has slept with her rival, she demands the opportunity to show him what really good sex is.
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"Irresistible." - The London Daily Telegraph

"This play will leave you rolling in the aisles...I all but fell from my seat laughing." - The London Star

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  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

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Donald Churchill

Donald Churchill was born in November 1930 at Southall, Middlesex, the son of an engine driver on the Old Great Western Railway. He finished his education at the age of 14, after attending 13 different schools because his family moved around a great deal. His first job was office boy to a Judge. Then followed a spell o ...

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