CHANGE AT GORDANO by Julia Swain
Karl, a recently divorced GP, reluctantly embarks on a coach trip, arranged by his parents to cheer him up. He finds himself sitting next to Terry, a coach trip regular, who decides to take this “coach trip virgin” under his wing and so attempts to strike up a friendship. As they share details from their lives, Terry reveals a shocking secret making a startled Karl wish he’d never accepted his parents’ gift in the first place.
|TERRY||Single man in his forties. Never married. Lived with his mother until she died 6 months earlier. A Northerner. Works as a sales assistant in a small computer retailer. Initially an over the top, jovial character. He has numerous plasters on his fingers.|
|KARL||Recently divorced and also in his forties. A GP who is on the coach tour with a degree of reluctance. A Southerner. Initially slightly aloof.|
|FEMALE ANNOUNCER||The hostess for the coach trip only ever heard off stage.|
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