A Matter of Grave Concern - a One-act Black Comedy


Julia Richdale Ellis

Published by New Theatre Publications

6 Male 4 Female

Joe Hibbert is faced with the decision on where to have his wife buried. He hates churchyards and the thought of cremation unnerves him so he comes up with an alternative

Unfortunately it's not acceptable to daughters Bev and Fran and even less to his friend Leroy. Malc, Bev's husband is on the sidelines as is the Vicar who will go along with anything. Neighbours Mr Tate and Mrs Ford are very unpleasant and threaten Joe with menaces

However, fate takes a hand in the guise of Mr Boot and things appear to be resolved in a way no one expected

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