A movie in three acts following three couples who, over three years, each host a Christmas party. The camera stays in the kitchen and we are treated to Ayckbourn's beautifully detailed look at middle class life.
Did You Know?
The original Broadway production of "Absurd Person Singular'" by Alan Ayckbourn
opened October 8, 1974 at the Music Box Theatre and ran for five hundred ninety-one performances. Geraldine Page
was nominated for the 1975 Tony Award for Supporting or Features Actress in a Drama for "Absurd Person Singular" as "Marion". See more
In the third act, Maureen Lipman is seen in a succession of shots from one angle wearing a paper hat and from another angle not wearing a paper hat - also from one angle there is a streamer looped over her shoulder, and in the other... no streamer. See more
God! How I envy them that! You think I enjoy living out my life, like some kind of sexual flying dutchman!