TUMBLING DOWN by Peter Hale

£4.00

An ideal festival play for two mature actors.
Well-known but reclusive author Giles is passionate about a cause close to him. Back home in his country retreat after provoking a diplomatic incident at Heathrow Giles has an unexpected visitor, Amanda. He has not seen her for fifty years.

Why has she come, and will the news she brings remove the reason for his beliefs?

 

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CHARACTERS

Giles Henderson:                reclusive, author of popular novels set in 1920s, ex-army officer, 70s

Amanda Willoughby:        educated, well-bred but down-to-earth, 70s

Trish:                                     Giles’ long-standing loyal PA, middle-aged, middle-class

Recorded voices:                a BBC newsreader and a reporter

 

PRODUCTION HISTORY

By the Company of Ten at the Abbey Theatre, St Albans, May 2018 (staged and rehearsed reading)

 

RUNNING TIME

Approximately 35 minutes

 

PREVIEW

Preview available here

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