The Return (Edwards)

by  Tony Edwards

Short Play, Drama  /  4m, 2f

Newlyweds Penny and Tom Gilbert are entertaining Tom's colleague James and his wife Alice to dinner, when they are unexpectedly interrupted by Harry Barton, a character from Tom's past. Harry has come to offer Tom a job; not so surprising perhaps, as Tom is known to be a high flyer in his work with …

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The Return (Edwards)

by  Tony Edwards

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Newlyweds Penny and Tom Gilbert are entertaining Tom's colleague James and his wife Alice to dinner, when they are unexpectedly interrupted by Harry Barton, a character from Tom's past. Harry has come to offer Tom a job; not so surprising perhaps, as Tom is known to be a high flyer in his work with computers. But why should Tom be so alarmed at Harry's offer? What gives Harry the power to threaten Tom if he refuses? And what exactly is the "past" which Tom tries desperately to evade? This tense drama builds to an unusual - and unguessable - twist in the tail!
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Tony Edwards

Tony Edwards began his theatrical career over thirty years ago when he was asked to write a children's show for the Balloon Theatre in Christchurch, Dorset, England. Since then, he has written over twenty children's plays, all of which have been performed in the Balloon Theatre between 1975 and 1993. They are still bei ...

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