by David Hendon
Problems at home and at work have left James feeling suicidal. His mood growing darker, he retreats each lunchtime to a park bench to be alone. Then one day he meets the mysterious Frank for whom everything seems to be a joke – but can this enigmatic stranger save his life?
James (m, mid 20s)
Frank (m, late 40s)
PERFORMANCE HISTORY & REVIEWS
The Bench was first performed at The Old Joint Stock Theatre in Birmingham in March 2007. It was then staged at the 2007 Edinburgh festival fringe at thespace@Jury’s Inn.
Link to review of The Bench in The Scotsman (August 2007)
Approx. 40 minutes
Preview available here
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