The Entertainer

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John Osborne

Published by Samuel French Ltd

5 Male 3 Female

The tragic tale of failed comedian Archie Rice

News of his son's death while on military service arrives as the family are anticipating his return with a party

Archie desperately tries to stage a comeback for his has-been father, who mercifully dies in the attempt

All seems gloomy until a prosperous brother offers the family a new start in Canada, but Archie cannot bring himself to leave the decaying Music Hall which is his only true home

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