Summer Of Swallows, A
Suitable for All Groups
A comedy about an ex-teacher, who is newly retired. A chance meeting with his estranged daughter opens up new avenues.
Donald Willis, a new retiree, is a theatrical and a Marxist - a devoted fan of Groucho. Though he is happily married to Mary, his son Billy is a student activist and eco-warrior. As Donald and Mary are about to depart for Donald's retirement do, his estranged daughter Clare whom he hasn't seen for eleven years, arrives with his nine year-old granddaughter Janey. The attempted reconciliation between Donald and Clare stalls, and the situation is further complicated when Billy is arrested after a Monopoly demo. However, on the plus side is the developing bond between Donald and Janey, who shares her grandfather's interest in the theatre.
Players: 2 male 4 female
Cast: Mary Willis, Donald Willis, Billy Willis, Clare Smyth, Janey, WPC Smart
Sets: A living room
Running Time: 90 minutes
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