BETTY TAVISTOCK: (70s) North-west accent. Talks to strangers at the bus stop.
NURSE MERCY RILEY: (40s) Cares for Betty’s husband at the hospice.
DORIS WATSON: (70s) Betty’s long-lost best friend. Smart clothes.
YOUNG DORIS: (18) Betty’s best friend as a teenager.
JANICE SMITH: (40s) Betty’s hairdresser.
ACTOR 1 (male): plays JOSH (20s), DAN (30s) and PAUL (40s), all non-speaking roles.
ACTOR 2 (female): plays JADE (20s), KELLY (30s) and LISA (40s), all non-speaking roles.
The play won the Lancaster Playwriting Prize in 2020
Approximately 40 minutes
Preview available here