THE BENCH

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?

 

CHARACTERS

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)

http://www.davidanton.co.uk/?Reviews:The_Bench_%2A%2A%2A_%28The_Scotsman%29&print

 

RUNNING TIME

Approx. 40 minutes

 

PREVIEW

Preview available here

 

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