Run for Your Wife

by  Ray Cooney

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  6m, 2f

"Run for Your Wife should run for life!" - Sunday Express

"A frolic? It is...a triumph." - Daily Telegraph

"Virtually continuous laughter." - The New York Post

"Audiences will enjoy the show tremendous…

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Run for Your Wife

by  Ray Cooney

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    6m, 2f
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Farce

Additional Info

This superb example of the British farce had audiences rolling in the aisles in London and New York! A taxi driver gets away with having two wives in different areas of London because of his irregular working schedule. Complication is piled upon complication as the cabby tries to keep his double life from exploding. For a side-splitting sequel, read Caught in the Net.
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Reviews

"Run for Your Wife should run for life!" - Sunday Express

"A frolic? It is...a triumph." - Daily Telegraph

"Virtually continuous laughter." - The New York Post

"Audiences will enjoy the show tremendously." - The New York Daily News

"A laugh a minute!" - WABC-Radio

"I was exhausted from laughing so hard." - WMCA-Radio

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  • Minimum Fee: $125 per performance

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Ray Cooney

Ray Cooney began his theatrical career as a boy actor in Song of Norway at the Palace Theatre in 1946. He played in Dry Rot and Simple Spymen and then began a writing career which, to date, has sent eighteen plays to the West End including

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