Straight Up

by  Syd Cheatle

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  4m, 2f

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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Straight Up

by  Syd Cheatle

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STRAIGHT UP concerns a young parolee sent by the local priest for rehabilitation to an apparently normal suburban family in South London. Given the willingness of father, mother and teenage daughter to lead double lives of one kind or another, the explosive effect of his arrival is doubtless inevitable.
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"A domestic comedy of horrifying undomesticity ... "- New York Times

" ... a play with more truly funny lines and situations per minute than anyone has the right to expect." - The Guardian, London

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Syd Cheatle

Syd Cheatle

First presented at the l970 Edinburgh Festival, STRAIGHT UP marks the arrival in the British Theatre of a talented new playwright.

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