|Family and Friends|
|Author||HAILS, Christopher - Other Plays by this Author - Contact Author|
|Synopsis||Colin Spears is slowly picking up the pieces after divorcing his wife after 20 years of marriage. Now a one-parent family, the Spears household is slowly coming to terms with life without a matriach. His daughter Kate still can't believe what has happened, while son Sean accepts the situation and is leaving home to join the Royal Air Force.
Kate sees herself as a substitute mother and is becoming protective towards her father much to the dismay of brother Sean.. The situation comes to a head one night, when Colin brings home her best friend Stephanie, and tells Kate she is staying the night with him.
The final straw comes when Stephanie moves in with Colin. As Kate realises she is losing her father, has already lost her mother and brother and has lost her best friend; she is unable to accept the situation and contemplates suicide, THE SEQUEL TO THIS PLAY IS 'The Rewrite'.|
|Cast||F2 M2 (minimum 4)|
Kate (Late Teens) Colin (Late Thirties) Sean (Late Teens) Stephanie (Late Teens)
|Production||A simple living room set, plus several lighting changes to indicate the passage of time. This is a family drama focusing on the intricacies of scarred realtionships. Kate can't accept she's lost her mother. Her brother has left home and the final insult; her father is now sleeping with her best friend under the same roof.|
|Status||Available for performance|
|DOWNLOADS - these do not include any performance rights|
|FAMILY AND FRIENDS.doc||Mon, 29th Oct 2007||Full script||Available to print: £0.00||Download here|
|Available on ScriptCircle: (for other licences please contact the Author)|
|Professional Performance||Up to 600 seats. EEC Countries.||£45.00 per performance|
|Amateur Performance||Up to 600 seats. EEC Countries.||£35.00 per performance|
Originally from the North East of England and ex RAF. All but retired and enjoying life in Cyprus. Still writing and acting. Having written over 50 plays over the last eight years, my plays are slowly coming into vogue which is not a bad thing.