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Bottoms Up!

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Unemployed, William Longbottom has a quiet, quiet life with his wife Mary until it is disrupted by the recently widowed, hypochondriac and interfering mother in-law, Ezme Jones. This is intensified by the unexpected return of their long lost, eldest, surprisingly pregnant daughter, Madeline with her American fiancé Everard Woodcock. A wedding is quickly organised to avoid embarrassment however not everything is as it seems. The plot combined with many colourful characters and some hilarious twist and turns, builds to a riotous conclusion but will it be all’s well that ends well?

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SKU: flp98 Categories: , , , , , , Product ID: 1990

Additional information

Author

Genre

Comedy

Script Style

Full Length

Duration (mins)

120

Male Cast

3

Female Cast

5

Female Extras

1

Total Cast

8

Total Cast Inc Opt

9

Synopsis

Unemployed, William Longbottom has a quiet, quiet life with his wife Mary until it is disrupted by the recently widowed, hypochondriac and interfering mother in-law, Ezme Jones. This is intensified by the unexpected return of their long lost, eldest, surprisingly pregnant daughter, Madeline with her American fiancé Everard Woodcock. A wedding is quickly organised to avoid embarrassment however not everything is as it seems. The plot combined with many colourful characters and some hilarious twist and turns, builds to a riotous conclusion but will it be all’s well that ends well?

Cast

William Longbottom – Unemployed and frustrated, 40s to 50s.
Mary Longbottom – William’s wife, around the same age.
Madeline Longbottom – Eldest daughter, 20s.
Victoria Longbottome – youngest daughter, 20s a good impressionist.
Ezme Jones – Mary’s mother. Interfering hypochondriac which can also be played
by a male if played with sensitivity.
Doreen – Ezme’s deaf older sister.
Everard Woodcock – Madeline’s American fiancé.
Jenny – Vicky’s friend, extremely shy and somewhat dressed like Kenny from South
Park.
The Vicar – Serious and gentle. Try to avoid playing him camp or creepy.

Sample

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1 review for Bottoms Up!

  1. Steve Davies

    Summary Performance History

    3# Performances in Maesteg Town Hall, Maesteg, Bridgend, May 2011 and September 2011

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