The Sparrow (1967)

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World Premiere: 13 July 1967
Venue: Library Theatre, Scarborough
London Premiere: N/A
Venue: N/A

Play Number: 8
Published: No
Other Media: No

Short Synopsis: Ed brings home a rain-sodden Evie, who he has just met and is attracted to, only for his flatmate Tony to employ her in a non-existent business as a means of taking revenge on Ed for having a one night stand with his wife, Julie.

Amateur: Not available for amateur production.
Not available for professional production.

The Sparrow quote
"I think they're interesting, don't you? People. I was just thinking in that dance hall tonight. There we were, most of us, you know, shoving about - just for something to do really. Not even wanting to be there, most of us."

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