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Dan Sutherland

DAN SUTHERLAND  

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below is a list of Dan Sutherland's plays - click on a Play Title for more information

Art For Art's Sake         Breach Of Marriage         Father's Economy Drive         Fifty Mark         Man Who Understood Women, The         Mist Over the Mistletoe         Mixing With The Right People         Mystery At Blackwater         Scherzo In Two Flats         Trying To Take Things Quietly



Art For Art's Sake

Synopsis:
Amanda has bought a modern painting. Her sister Valerie thinks it is rubbish. To prove her point she slaps some paint on to a canvas and invites an art critic to come and see it. He hails it as the work of a genius

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Contained in: "Six More Minatures" published by Samuel French Ltd, London   -

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Fifteen minute play

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Male:  1            Female:  3            Other:  -

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Breach Of Marriage

Synopsis:
Ann and Peter are a young married couple. Peter has been paralysed during active war service. The result of this means he is unable to have sexual intercourse. Anne desperate to have a baby arranges to have artificial insemination from an anonymous donor. It is illegal to do this without the consent of the husband. Peter discovers what Anne has done and is intensely jealous. He also thinks he knows who the donor is. His behaviour is so bad that Anne leaves and goes back to her parents. Peter goes to the railway station to confront the sperm donor. Somehow Peter ends up falling in front of an oncoming train and is killed

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Samuel French Ltd, London   -

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Genre:
Play/Drama

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Male:  3            Female:  3            Other:  -

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Father's Economy Drive

Synopsis:
Father agrees to share his Pools winnings with the family if they agree to economise on things. When they see that the winning jackpot that week is 100 and that Father has the winning line they agree - not knowing that 99 other people also have the same winning line and the 100 is to be shared

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Genre:
Fifteen minute play

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  3            Other:  -

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Fifty Mark

Synopsis:
When John Meredith is overlooked for a promotion he devises a plan to embezzle money from his firm as revenge.

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Samuel French Ltd, London   -

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Genre:
Play/Drama

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Male:  4            Female:  4            Other:  -

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Man Who Understood Women, The

Synopsis:
Charles is told by Arthur that he has no way with women. To prove his point Arthur tells him to ask the four women in the house to go to the pub in the rain and buy him some cigarettes. His girl friend refuses, his sister refuses, his mother refuses and his old nanny refuses. It looks like Arthur is right. But then all four women present Charles with a packet of cigarettes. They did not go out in the rain - they took them from Arthur's room

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Genre:
Fifteen minute play

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  4            Other:  -

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Mist Over the Mistletoe

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Ramsgate    1965

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Mixing With The Right People

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Genre:
6 Mini Farce One Act

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Male:  -            Female:  5            Other:  -

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Mystery At Blackwater

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Based on Wilkie Collins' novel 'The Woman In White

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Samuel French, London, 1955   -

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Genre:
3 Act Play/Drama

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Scherzo In Two Flats

Synopsis:
Dorothy locks herself out of her when she goes to get the milk of the step. She is only wearing her pyjamas. She goes to the young man next door for help. Then her narrow minded aunt turns up - Dorothy knows she will not understand the situation and gets the man to hide her

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1st Published:
Contained in: "Six More Minatures" published by Samuel French Ltd, London   -

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Genre:
Fifteen minute play

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Trying To Take Things Quietly

Synopsis:
A burglar and his girlfriend break into a house. The owner a little old lady surprises them. She seems to be very knowledgeable about the criminal underworld that they think the old woman must be a crook to. But she is the mother of a Chief Inspector of Police and has been keeping them talking to give the police time to arrive and arrest them

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1st Published:
Contained in: "Six More Minatures" published by Samuel French Ltd, London   -

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To Buy This Play:
If Publisher (above) is underlined then the play may be purchased by direct click from the Publisher, otherwise (below) are AbeBooks for secondhand, signed & 1st eds and other Booksellers for new copies

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Genre:
Fifteen minute play

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  2            Other:  -

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