Invisible Friends

by  Alan Ayckbourn

Full Length Play  /  4m, 3f

"An extremely funny and deeply serious play which appeals to the irrepressible child in every adult and to the insufferable adult in every child." - London Sunday Times

"Ingenious and involving." - Daily Telegraph

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Invisible Friends

by  Alan Ayckbourn

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    4m, 3f
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    Theatre for Young Audiences

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This delight by England's most successful comic dramatist is about an ordinary teenager named Lucy. Often ignored by her family, she invents a fantasy friend, Zara, and invites her to tea. Zara arrives with her idealized father and brother and explains how Lucy can make her real family disappear. Life becomes a wonderful fantasy until Lucy's dream family turns out to be a nightmare.
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"An extremely funny and deeply serious play which appeals to the irrepressible child in every adult and to the insufferable adult in every child." - London Sunday Times

"Ingenious and involving." - Daily Telegraph

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Alan Ayckbourn

Alan Ayckbourn has spent his life in theatre, rarely if ever tempted by television or film, which perhaps explains why he continues to be so prolific. To date he has written 77 plays, and his work has been translated into over 35 languages, is performed on stage and television throughout the world, and has won countles ...

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