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The Birds, The Bees and Therapy

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This hilarious fast paced comedy is devised on a split-stage, half in the flat of Steve Kingsellar, and half in the local Community Centre where he works as a group therapist. After a rambunctious evening drowning his sorrows with the idea of forgetting about Emma, his married friend who he’s in love with, he unfortunately meets Samantha! The play begins with Steve waking up with little memory of the night before, and he must get to work. His trouble-free life unravels at a rapid rate of knots, when the delusional Samantha reappears to declare her true feelings for him. Adding to the confusion his cantankerous flatulent father turns up, whilst Steve tries to fend off his flirty OAP neighbour. Throw in his group therapy patients who have various problems including, anger, OCD, and an alcoholic, plus a lothario taxi driver. Everything comes to a head with his professional and personal life intertwining!.

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Additional information

Author

Genre

Comedy

Script Style

Full Length Play

Duration (mins)

130

Male Cast

6

Optional Male

2

Female Cast

6

Total Cast

12

Synopsis

This hilarious fast paced comedy is devised on a split-stage, half in the flat of Steve Kingsellar, and half in the local Community Centre where he works as a group therapist. After a rambunctious evening drowning his sorrows with the idea of forgetting about Emma, his married friend who he’s in love with, he unfortunately meets Samantha! The play begins with Steve waking up with little memory of the night before, and he must get to work. His trouble-free life unravels at a rapid rate of knots, when the delusional Samantha reappears to declare her true feelings for him. Adding to the confusion his cantankerous flatulent father turns up, whilst Steve tries to fend off his flirty OAP neighbour. Throw in his group therapy patients who have various problems including, anger, OCD, and an alcoholic, plus a lothario taxi driver. Everything comes to a head with his professional and personal life intertwining!

Cast

STEVE KINGSELLAR – Group Therapist (thirties/forties)
SAMANTHA HOLESCOCK – Steve’s “Girlfriend” (twenties – forties)
KATE STOCKWELL – Steve’s Work Colleague (thirties – fifties)
JERRY TAYLOR – Patient (fifties/sixties)
MANDY TAYLOR – Patient (forties/fifties)
ROBERTA MURRAY – Steve’s Neighbour (sixties/seventies)
DAD “MIKE KINGSELLAR” – Steve’s Dad (sixties/seventies)
TOM PEPPER – Patient (thirties – fifties)
HOLLY MORRISON – Patient (thirties/forties)
GREGORY JENKINS – Patient (forties/fifties)
BEN MAXWELL – Patient (thirties – fifties)
EMMA FRANKLIN – Ex-Patient (twenties – forties)

Sample

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2 reviews for The Birds, The Bees and Therapy

  1. Steve Davies

    Summary Performance History

    #4 Performances – October 2012 – Tiverton

    Winner of two NODA awards

  2. Steve Davies

    ‘Jack Williams new play is full of fun with excellent dialogue and a clever idea for the set. Audiences should love it’ – Ray Cooney

    “If you get the chance, go and see it, a bundle of laughs awaits you” – The Tivertonian

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