House & Garden (1999)

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World Premiere: 17 June 1999
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough
London Premiere: 9 August 2000
Venue: The Olivier & The Lyttelton, National Theatre
New York Premiere: 21 May 2002
Venue: Manhattan Theatre Club

Play Numbers: 54 & 55
Published: Samuel French, Faber

Short Synopsis: House & Garden consists of two plays designed to be performed simultaneously in two auditoria with the same cast moving between the two plays. The plots loosely follow the events of a village fête in the grounds of Teddy Platt's house, whose life is unravelling whilst being courted to become an MP.

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Professional: Apply to Casarotto Ramsay.

House & Garden quote
"I think you're the only real friend Teddy has. I mean, nobody likes him very much, let's face it. Except for that half-witted dog. Isn't there some way you could forgive and forget?"
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