Green Forms

by  Alan Bennett

Short Play, Comedy  /  1m, 2f

Doris and Doreen are comfortably installed in an obscure department of a large organization. On a normal day they keep busy by flirting with nice Mr. Tidmarsh in Appointments or pursuing their feud over a plug with Mr. Cunliffe in Personnel. This is not a normal day.

Published in the volume Office Suite: Two One Act Plays with A Visit From Miss Prothero.

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Doris and Doreen are comfortably installed in an obscure department of a large organization. On a normal day they keep busy by flirting with nice Mr. Tidmarsh in Appointments or pursuing their feud over a plug with Mr. Cunliffe in Personnel. This is not a normal day. Someone has an eye on them and a shadow is falling across their tranquil lives. Are they about to be fired?

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  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

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  • Time Period: Present Day
  • Setting: In an office in northern England.

Casting

1m, 2f
DORIS RUTTER (MISS)
DOREEN BIDMEAD (MRS)
MR. LOMAX
BOSWELL
MS. DOROTHY BINNS
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Alan Bennett

Alan Bennett was born in Leeds in 1934. After studying at Oxford University he collaborated as a writer and performer with Dudley Moore, Jonathan Miller and Peter Cook in Beyond the Fringe in 1960 at the Edinburgh Festival. He then turned to writing full time and produced his first stage play Forty Years On in 1968. ...

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First transmitted by London Weekend Television on 16th December, 1978, under the title Doris and Doreen.

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