Books by Publisher: Samuel French Ltd

    Bonaventure: Play

    By Charlotte Hastings

    Paperback £9.50

    Bed Among the Lentils

    By Alan Bennett

    Paperback £5.25

    A touching and very funny playwright, Bennett manages to combine the satiric, cold-eyed sharpness of Flaubert with an embracing human compassion.

    Revenger\'s Comedies

    By Alan Ayckbourn

    Paperback Save £1.38 = £8.22

    Henry Bell has come to the Albert Bridge to throw himself off because he has lost his wife and his job. Instead, he saves Karen Knightly who has thrown herself off the bridge already and is dangling by her caught coat. They spend a long night driving. Henry learns that...

    Up \'n\' Under

    By John Godber

    Paperback Save £1.34 = £8.16

    Set 'somewhere in the north of England' it centres on the amateur rugby team from the Wheatsheaf Arms who can only muster a side of four whose pride lies in their unbroken record of defeat.

    Sisters Rosensweig

    By Wendy Wasserstein

    Paperback Save £1.34 = £8.16

    When three Brooklyn-born Jewish women - Sara, Pfeni and Gorgeous meet up to celebrate Sara's 54th birthday, reawakened familial bonds cause them to confront the past and her future. But the reunion is interupted by Merv, a furrier who takes a shine to Sara.

    Rookery Nook: Play

    By Ben Travers

    Paperback £8.16

    Gerald rents Rookery Nook where his wife, Clara, will join him later. He is agreeably surprised by a pretty stranger called Rhoda who comes running to him for protection against her irascible German stepfather. Gerald allows her to stay in one of the bedrooms but as she is clad only...

    On the Twentieth Century

    By Adolph Green

    Paperback Save £1.92 = £9.03

    Simplified Revised Version Musical comedy Book and Lyrics by Adolph Green and Betty Comden Music by Cy Coleman Based on a play by Ben Hecht and Charles McArthur and also a play by Bruce Milholland 17 Principal roles, plus chorus doubling possible Whether performed with elaborate scenery or on a...

    Waiting in the Wings: Play

    By Noel Coward

    Paperback £7.56

    Comedy / 4m, 14f / Int. Coward''s tribute to theatre is set in a retirement home for actresses, all former stars. Jealousies abound, especially between Lotta and another who was also married to her former husband. A tragedy brings them to their senses and a new solarium brings out everyone''s...

    Audience with Murder: A Thriller

    By Roger Leach

    Paperback Save £1.34 = £8.16

    A multi-layered, witty thriller involving two men and two women. A Russian doll of a play, it moves from a seemingly innocuous domestic playreading through a murder mystery in the classic style, to a final terrifying and violent climax.

    Pandemonium!

    By Jeni Toksvig

    Paperback Save £1.24 = £8.01

    Welcome to Ancient Greece and the wedding of Pandora and Epimetheus! When a strange box appears amongst the wedding presents, and curiosity compels Pandora to open it, all manner of evil is released into the world! She grabs the box and runs away causing a mad race to find Pandora...

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