My Giddy Aunt

by  John Chapman, Ray Cooney

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  5m, 3f

Set in Lady Eppingham's house in India where the eccentric but aristocratic Lady lives in a world of fantasy and past glory of the Empire, whilst the run of her tea estate is left in the hands of her unscrupulous nephews. When Beatrice Horrocks- Lady Eppingham's half-sister and illegitimate daughter…

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Set in Lady Eppingham's house in India where the eccentric but aristocratic Lady lives in a world of fantasy and past glory of the Empire, whilst the run of her tea estate is left in the hands of her unscrupulous nephews. When Beatrice Horrocks- Lady Eppingham's half-sister and illegitimate daughter of her father, Lord Rothbury, and of decidedly lowly birth- arrives to claim her right to manage the estate, the situation devolves into hilarity, as Beatrice slowly but surely sorts everything out and exposes the schemes of her nephews.
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John Chapman

John Chapman

Ray Cooney

Ray Cooney began his theatrical career as a boy actor in Song of Norway at the Palace Theatre in 1946. He played in Dry Rot and Simple Spymen and then began a writing career which, to date, has sent eighteen plays to the West End including

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