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Life Support: one-act play By Laurence Phillips
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A hospital room and the beeping of a life-support machine provide the background to this encounter between mother and daughter. Through the idle chatter of the daughter and the thoughts of her... More > opinionated forceful mother, long-hidden family secrets come tumbling to the fore. Award-winning author, poet and playright Laurence Phillips' often amusing, always sharply-observed characters come to life through the infectious and rythmic verse of this well-paced two-hander.< Less
Comings & Goings: Two one-act plays By Laurence Phillips
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SHHH! The curtain rises on ... an audience. Couples with unanswered questions. Ladies and gentlemen, please take your seats. This evening's performance will begin in one minute. Time to resolve... More > the day's business before settling down to enjoy the concert ... or play. DEPARTURES Women and Airports are a potent combination. A woman is like a doctor: she is ever on call; never off-duty; always required to have an emergency back-up supply of energy and resourcefulness. An airport is the only force on the planet more powerful than a woman. For 45 glorious minutes after check-in nobody can call her back to her responsibilities. As the voices say: "Once you've passed Passports there's no coming back. After Departures there's no coming back". These two simple one-act plays offer a glimpse of people and individuals behind the crowd. First, we join a concert or theatre audience and imagine private days before this public evening; then, an anonymous stream of passengers pouring through a busy airport.< Less

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