I saw this wonderful short play on TV in the UK many years ago and was wondering if it is available on DVD, maybe as part of a BBC2 Playhouse 'compilation'? Oddly I have the sound recorded but haven't got the vision. I must have not had a vcr at the time, but was able to record the sound on cassette, which I still have. Michael Hordern and Denholm Elliot are perfectly cast and are ideal foils for each other. While in the UK I was involved with a theatre company in Cornwall known as Sterts Open Air Theatre. This was pre Internet, or, at least it was very early days of the Internet and I couldn't find out any info about the playwright or his agent. It was my intention to stage this play as part of the Summer Season at Sterts and would of course not only need permission to do this, but would also need a script. In desperation I sat with the tape recorder and transcribed the whole thing, line by line. However, I finally managed to contact the playwright's agent and was sent a copy of the real script, and was pleased to see that my transcription was virtually word perfect. Sadly I never had the opportunity to stage the play, because shortly afterwards, I left the UK to return to Australia. I would love to have this play on DVD, so I can enjoy it all over again. It's a small piece of magic theatre.
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