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A Time of Wolves and Tigers

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Hugh Leonard 

  • Notes

    Time of Wolves and Tigers was originally produced alongside 'The Last of the Last of the Mohicans' and 'Nothing Personal' (both listed separately) under the umbrella title, 'Suburb of Babylon'.

  • Synopsis

    Jumbo, an alcoholic civil servant, returns home half-drunk. His wife has left him and Jumbo is afraid of the empty house. Seeking reassurance he starts phoning friends, only to discover that he is in trouble at work. Feeling isolated, he manages to contact his wife and persuades her to return home, promising to mend his ways. But Jumbo knows he can never change and the play ends with him trying to come to grips with his fear of his empty house and life.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

  • Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male

    1

  • Cast Notes

    The play also features the recorded voice of a Radio Newscaster.

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Jumbo Beamish Godfrey Quigley
Production Team  
Director James D. Waring
Designer James D. Waring

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    Professional

  • Contact

    The Agency

  • Address

    24 Pottery Lane, Holland Park
    London W11 4LZ
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7727 1346

  • Email

    info@theagency.co.uk

  • Website

    www.theagency.co.uk

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    Amateur

  • Contact

    Samuel French Ltd

  • Address

    52 Fitzroy St
    London W1T 5JR
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7387 9373

  • Website

    samuelfrench-london.co.uk

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the published script.