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Gerald Savory

GERALD SAVORY  

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

Cup And Saucer         George and Margaret         Hand In Glove         Likely Tale, A         Month Of Sundays, A         So Many Children         Twinkling Of an Eye



Cup And Saucer

Synopsis:
Rupert writes novels for boys and Madge his wife types the. Rupert has always wanted to write a great book on psychology. Madge works part time at a bar and is having an affair with Rollo. Rupert accidentally breaks a cup and saucer and when he goes to find a replacement meets Deborah. She invites him to her cottage for the weekend. When Madge finds out she moves in with Rollo and Deborah moves in with Rupert. But things are not well in the new arrangements. Rollo gets violent and hits Madge and Deborah never consummates relationships she has with "arty" men.

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1st Published:
Samuel French, London, 1961   -

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Genre:
Humorous Drama

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  2            Other:  -

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George and Margaret

Synopsis:
Mrs Garth-Bander feels it is her duty to invite George and Margaret over for a meal. The rest of her family cannot abide them and usually make excuses not to be present. Whilst domestic crisis follows domestic crisis at the Garth-Bander home - George and Margaret fail to turn up for tea and then fail to turn up for dinner and it looks like they will not put in an appearance for lunch

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Samuel French, London, 1937   -

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Genre:
Comedy in Three Acts Comedy

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Hand In Glove

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Written by Charles K Freeman and Gerald Savory. Based on the novel "Hughie Roddis" by Gerald Savory

1st Produced:
Playhouse Theatre, New York    04 Dec 1944

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Genre:
Thriller

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Likely Tale, A

Synopsis:
The old man is dying. His three adult children attend him. To keep them on their toes and out of malice he keeps changing his will in favour of a different offspring. His grandson Jonah arrives and is determined to get into the will by sucking up to his grandfather. But grandfather's eye has been caught by the new maid and in his latest will he leaves everything to her. Jonah turns his attention to one of his aunts thinking that if he seduces her he might get his hands on some of the property that way. It turns out that there is no money left and nobody will get anything from the will.

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1st Produced:
Globe, London    1956

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1st Published:
Samuel French, London, 1957   -

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Genre:
Comedy

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  3            Other:  -

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Month Of Sundays, A

Synopsis:
Oliver dreams of going back to the land, unfortunately his family finds the discomforts of their farm no substitute for civilisation

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Samuel French, London, 1957   -

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Genre:
Comedy

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  4            Other:  -

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So Many Children

Synopsis:
Aggie a probation officer has always taken in her teenage clients to help them in their hour of need. At present she has three two boys Paul and Slippy and Anna a girl who stole a baby. The landlord threatens to sell the house unless she can come up with the 50 deposit to purchase the house herself. People from the past that she helped club together and get the money for her. However Aggie is being blackmailed by the woman next door - she knows that Aggie once went to prison - and she gets the money. Paul and Slippy get it back and make sure that the blackmailing is stopped. Just when things are looking good Aggie is taken ill and dies - she leaves the house to Anna and asks that she carries on her good work.

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Samuel French, London, 1959   -

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Genre:
Comedy Drama Comedy

Parts:
Male:  5            Female:  4            Other:  -

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Twinkling Of an Eye

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1st Published:
Samuel French, London, 1965   -

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Genre:
Comedy

Parts:
Male:  5            Female:  4            Other:  -

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