A Small Family Business

Cast includes: Nigel Lindsay A 'riotous exposure' of entrepreneurial greed. Jack McCracken: a man of principle in a corrupt world. But not for long. Moments after taking over his father-in-law’s business he’s approached by a private detective armed with some compromising information. Jack’s integrity fades away as he discovers his extended family to be thieves and adulterers, looting the business from their suburban homes. Rampant self-interest takes over and comic hysteria builds to a macabre climax.

Alan Ayckbourn
Adam Penford

Olivier Theatre, National

South Bank, London, SE1 9PX
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Arguably our most popular and undoubtedly our most prolific contemporary dramatist, Alan Ayckbourn has now written nearly full-length 80 plays. Nearly all of them have been premiered in Scarborough, where his writing career began and where he subsequently became artistic director of the Stephen Joseph Theatre there. But he has also had a long association with the National Theatre, and in the... Read more

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