Silly Cow

by  Ben Elton

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  3m, 2f

"Crude, clever and killingly funny." - Daily Mirror

"A cracker of a play." - Stage and Television Today

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Doris Wallace has everything a tough tabloid columnist could want: a toy boy with a regular supply of Colombian, a pretty personal assistant who might share her libidinous preferences, and the prospect of her own television show. Being sued by an actress for libel is a petty annoyance, but Doris puts her in her place by revealing her ample cleavage as she flirts with the judge and spouts populist bravado. She is ready to celebrate her victory in court when things begin to go wrong: television materials are missing, a pal she double crossed wants revenge, her accountant is about to pull a fast one and those she has defamed in her column tie her to a chair during her show and dish out the kind of humiliation she inflicts on others. This is a hilarious play by the author of 1998's Lawrence Olivier Award-winning Popcorn.
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"Crude, clever and killingly funny." - Daily Mirror"A cracker of a play." - Stage and Television Today


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Ben Elton

Benjamin Charles Elton was born on the 3rd of May 1959 in Catford, London. His family are extremely academic, including university professors and historians. He is the youngest of four children. He attended Stillness Junior School, and then Godalming Grammar School where he joined the amateur dramatics society and w ...

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