Dear Octopus

by  Dodie Smith

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  5m, 12f

The life of an English family shown in terms of the chatter of youngsters, the careers and nursery memories of the middle-aged and the sense of the swift passing of the years.

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Dear Octopus

by  Dodie Smith

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    5m, 12f

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Successfully produced in London and New York. Dear Octopus is the family from which none of its members are either able or quite willing to escape. And on the occasion of a golden wedding anniversary the children and grandchildren gather to reminisce and acquaint each other more fully with their activities. The life of this English family is shown in terms of the chatter of the youngsters, the careers and nursery memories of the middle-aged and the sense of the swift passing of the years, the sweetness of an old nurse, the minor frictions and abiding loyalty of brothers and sisters, the feast-day toast and the benevolent tyranny of the grandmother, Woven throughout the proceedings is a love story between fenny, companion to Mrs. Randolph, and Nicholas Randolph.
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