Sisterly Feelings

by  Alan Ayckbourn

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  8m, 4f

"For more than a decade, Ayckbourn has been drawing up a great comic map of middle class malevolence, dottiness and insecurity. Sisterly Feelings confidently extends the view." - Sunday London Times

"Family fun unpure and simple..…

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Sisterly Feelings

by  Alan Ayckbourn

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    8m, 4f
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This ingenious comedy is about two sisters and the choices they make (or have made for them) over a few months. There are four versions that can be done on different evenings, each stemming from one random and one deliberate choice. The story starts with a funeral at which Dorcas, Abigail and Simon solve a dilemma by tossing a coin: either Dorcas or Abigail wins the toss and goes with Simon. Later, at a picnic, Dorcas opts for either a camping adventure for Abigail or a day of sports for herself. The inevitable end of either choice is a wedding.
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"For more than a decade, Ayckbourn has been drawing up a great comic map of middle class malevolence, dottiness and insecurity. Sisterly Feelings confidently extends the view." - Sunday London Times

"Family fun unpure and simple.... I laughed until I ached." - London Daily Mail

Videos

  • Alan Ayckbourn on Growing As a Dramatist
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  • Alan Ayckbourn on How to Approach His Plays
  • Alan Ayckbourn on Getting Started
  • Alan Ayckbourn on the Difference Between Then and Now
  • Alan Ayckbourn on Ideas
  • Alan Ayckbourn on Writing a Well Made Play
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Alan Ayckbourn

Alan Ayckbourn has spent his life in theatre, rarely if ever tempted by television or film, which perhaps explains why he continues to be so prolific. To date he has written 77 plays, and his work has been translated into over 35 languages, is performed on stage and television throughout the world, and has won countles ...

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