Tryst (Leach)

by  Karoline Leach

Full Length Play  /  1m, 1f

Formerly titled The Mysterious Mr. Love What begins as a period drama about a man who woos and weds plain young women with a little money stashed away becomes a taut thriller with a startling climax.

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Tryst (Leach)

by  Karoline Leach

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    1m, 1f
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    Mystery/Thriller

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After persuading his brides to transfer their savings to his account, this dapper smoothie takes them to a cheap boarding house and treats them to one night of wedded bliss before he disappears. Mr. Love has selected another victim: a plump milliner's assistant. All goes as planned until the wedding night, when his new wife reveals that she has her own shrewd agenda.
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Reviews

"A compelling evening that creates a spell of charm and menace which keeps you hooked throughout." - The Daily Telegraph

"Engagingly crafty, ... unusual and entertaining." - Independent

"Keeps you guessing throughout." - Time Out New York

"Full of suspense." - The Sunday Telegraph

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  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

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Karoline Leach

Karoline Leach's first play The Mysterious Mr. Love was produced by Bill Kenwright in 1997 at the Comedy Theatre in the West End, starring Paul Nicholas and Susan Penhaligon. Since then it has seen successful productions at many different venues in Great Britain, the USA, Canada, Australia and ...

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