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Home Truths

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A farce about the changing nature of work

Mr Lightvessel, an estate agent, who is also a volunteer lifeboatman, tries to stay solvent in the face of a frozen house market. Already paying his staff so little they have to sign on as well as working, he strives to complete a chain of sales that will save his business. Unfortunately the vital link in the chain is a dole-fraud investigator.

Play by Stephen Plaice

Directed by Alison Edgar

Designed by Katherine Lara

Cast: Tristan Sharps, Ruth Burton, Geoffrey Maltman, Ian Angus Wilkie, Liz King

Première - The Hawth, Crawley: 15th November 1995

Press notices

'If there was any doubt about the strength of the Hawth's resident company, Shaker productions, or the writing skills of Stephen Plaice, then last week's Home Truths quickly dispelled it'
West Sussex Gazette

'After such a promising start, the play develops into complete farce'
The Stage

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