The Window Cleaner

by  Gillian Plowman

Short Play, Drama  /  1m, 1f

Jill has served time for killing her husband who abused her. Making a new start as a window cleaner, she disturbs Daryl, who is burgling an apartment. Panicking, Daryl holds Jill captive but she gets him talking about his life of crime and the wife and young daughter who left him. In turn, Jill rela…

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The Window Cleaner

by  Gillian Plowman

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Jill has served time for killing her husband who abused her. Making a new start as a window cleaner, she disturbs Daryl, who is burgling an apartment. Panicking, Daryl holds Jill captive but she gets him talking about his life of crime and the wife and young daughter who left him. In turn, Jill relates her tragic history and it gradually becomes apparent they have much in common. A final twist throws them together in an unlikely partnership with hope for the future. A compassionate and insightful play from the author of Me and My Friend
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Gillian Plowman

Gillian won the Verity Bargate award in 1988 with Me and My Friend, a poignantly funny play about the release of four patients from a psychiatric hospital into the community. It was first produced at the Soho Poly Theatre in 1990 and at the Chichester Festival Theatre in 1992, directed by Ian Rickson. The Purity Game ...

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