The Red Peppers

The Red Peppers $8.99

Noel Coward

Published by Samuel French Inc

4 Male 2 Female

Doing a song and dance act in a vaudeville theatre are George Pepper and his wife, Lily

They also have a genius for picking quarrels and insulting co-workers

When the house musical director, Bert, comes to the dressing room to bum a cigarette and a beer, they chide him for accompanying them in the wrong tempo, call him a drunk, and oust him

Mr. Edwards, house manager, comes to defend Bert, and he is insulted

At the following show Bert has his revenge when he plays the accompaniment so fast the Peppers get frantic and finally fall down

Lily stalks off the stage after heaving her hat at Bert

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