3 One-Act plays: 


TACT, Tamworth, Staffs – ” Five Kinds of Silence” by Shelagh Stephenson.

This highly acclaimed stage version of the 1966 radio play is the story of a family in which control has been the driving force. Billy, himself abused as a child, has sexually abused his two daughters since their early teens. This harrowing psychological drama explores what happens when a family that has kept quiet for so many years, finally begins talking. Five Kinds of Silence explores the life of Billy, both a perpetrator and victim of abuse, and the effect of this on his wife, Mary, and his two daughters, Susan and Janet.

Please note: This play contains adult themes and may be unsuitable for children under 14 years old.


Shipwreck Productions, Droitwich Spa, Worcs – “Late Night Fish” by Liam Alexandru.

Michael and Tony are in the ‘Waste Management Business’.  They’ve been asked to dispose of a large ‘package’ in a nearby lake with no questions asked.  Join us on a tale of missing boats, existential questions, and gangster films as we take you on a trip into the average day of a ‘Union Representative’.

Please note: This play contains content that some people may find offensive and is not suitable for children.

(left to right) Liam Alexandru as Tony and Edward Laboda as Michael in Shipwreck Production’s Late Night Fish.


Caramba Theatre Company, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwicks – “Steptoe & Son: Men of Letters” by Ray Galton & Alan Simpson.

Hapless Father & Son Rag and Bone Men, Albert and Harold Steptoe, are asked to contribute an article to the local parish magazine with hilarious consequences.  Written for television in the 1970s, this is a product of its time.

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