Move Over, Mrs. Markham

by  John Chapman, Ray Cooney

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  4m, 5f

"A riot. The laughter hit of the year...I never stopped laughing." - The People

"The dialogue is risque and amusing...Splendid!" - London Sunday Express

"You're a riot Mrs. M.... A slick, frantic riot of an evening." …

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Move Over, Mrs. Markham

by  John Chapman Ray Cooney

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    4m, 5f
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Farce

Additional Info

To Sylvie it's the "goose" that she learned from Alistair, but to Philip, Joanna Markham's husband, it's "a variety of geese," and fifteen years of marriage is just about undone along with everything else in this wild zany free for all. Everything from Philip's business deals with Bow Wow Books and Alistair's near escape from Joanna's chiding seduction to the naked G.P.O. girl and the specter of scandal is hilarious. A lot of bedhopping occurs as Sylvie winds up taking Alistair on "walkies" and the amazing Mrs. Markham gets her man her husband! It all takes place in an elegant top floor London flat.

FEE: $75 per performance.

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Reviews

"A riot. The laughter hit of the year...I never stopped laughing. " - The People

"The dialogue is risque and amusing...Splendid!" - London Sunday Express

"You're a riot Mrs. M.... A slick, frantic riot of an evening." - Daily Sketch

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  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

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Ray Cooney's Interview for Dave's Gone By
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Authors

John Chapman

John Chapman

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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