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'Tis Folly To Be Wise
AuthorHAILS, Christopher - Other Plays by this Author - Contact Author
SynopsisWhen burglar, Marty Dobson enters the property of Rebecca and Steve Porter, he finds Steve sitting on the sofa pointing a pistol at him. Marty's nightmare begins when Steve makes him an offer he can't refuse. The marital bed of Rebecca and Steve has hardly had the sheets ruffled since Rebecca's affair with Steve's best mate. His jealousy is turning into hate and anger and he decides to murder her. The unexpected arrival of Marty, makes disposing of his cheating wife an attractive proposition, aided by Marty, Contemplating murder on his conscience, Marty reflects on his life and decides...
InformationAdult ThemesSwearingTragedyThriller
CastF1 M3 (minimum 4)
Marty (Forties) Steve (Thirties) Rebecca (Twenties) Colin (Thirties)
ProductionA simple open set of a living room, with four scenes to indicate the passage of time. A Pistol, a mobile phone, a remote control and a Swiss Army knife are essential props.
StatusAvailable for performance
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Christopher Hails

Originally from the North East of England and ex RAF. All but retired and enjoying life in Cyprus. Still writing and acting. Having written over 50 plays over the last eight years, my plays are slowly coming into vogue which is not a bad thing.

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