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Nothing Personal


  • Playwright

    Hugh Leonard 

  • Notes

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

  • Synopsis

    Garrulous suburbanite Phil is taken by Pat, whom he has just met in a pub, to No. 19, the home of Betty, whose husband is interned in the North. Initially, the atmosphere is jovial as they await a fourth member of the party, but it becomes increasingly sinister and Phil realises he has been kidnapped. He must await the fourth member - and execution.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

Original Cast  
Pat Nagle Donal McCann
Betty Hand Claire Mullan
Philip Agnew Derek Young
Production Team  
Director James D. Waring
Designer James D. Waring

Published Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type


  • Contact

    The Agency

  • Address

    24 Pottery Lane, Holland Park
    London W11 4LZ

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7727 1346

  • Email


  • Website


  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type


  • Contact

    Samuel French Ltd

  • Address

    24 - 32 Stephenson Way
    London NW1 2HD

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7255 4302

  • Website


Source Of Information

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