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singer, songwriter, comedian, author, poet, broadcaster and multi-instrumentalist

Last Tango in Whitby


Premiered Nottingham Playhouse March 1990, It toured throughout Britain in 1991/92.

Full Length Play

Casting: 4m, 8f

ISBN: 9780573018220


For Pat, recently widowed, this year’s charabanc trip to Whitby is tinged with sadness, but she is determined to enjoy herself. Phil and Edna provide entertainment with old-time dancing. Phil, too, is trying to enjoy herself, despite being trapped in a dead marriage, and during their first dance together he and Pat feel the unexpected spark of mutual attraction. Despite disapproval from others, they decide to seize this second chance and start a new life together.