Luck of the Draw

by  A.S. Robertson

Short Play, Comedy  /  3m, 1f

It is the long-awaited annual Christmas prize draw for the Shelf Union Social Club. In a locked committee room, with everything in place for a fair draw, the Chairman, the Treasurer and the Organizer await the beleaguered Mr. Pessel, a non-committee guest witness, to pick a winning ticket. A witty, …

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Luck of the Draw

by  A.S. Robertson

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    3m, 1f
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    Christmas/Holiday

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It is the long-awaited annual Christmas prize draw for the Shelf Union Social Club. In a locked committee room, with everything in place for a fair draw, the Chairman, the Treasurer and the Organizer await the beleaguered Mr. Pessel, a non-committee guest witness, to pick a winning ticket. A witty, humorous moral entanglement begins when Mr. Pessel draws a ticket belonging to Mr. Brooker, one of the richest men in the area and not a ticket belonging to someone more worthy of winning the first-prize hamper.

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  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

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A.S. Robertson

A.S. Robertson has written and had broadcast eight plays for radio including 'luck of the draw', now published by Samuel French. His plays for theatre include 'the token two' which had a successful run in the round house downstairs London, toured Sweden and then became a radio play. Outside of writing he had, and conti ...

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