Run for Your Wife

  • date Saturday, 12 March, 2016
  • group Kilmeen Drama Group
  • author Ray Cooney
  • category Open
  • age suitable for children

John Smith is a London cabbie with his own taxi, a wife in Streatham, a wife in Wimbledon – and a knife-edge schedule! By strict adherence to this schedule, he has been a successful, if tired, bigamist for three years, but one day, gallantly intervening in a mugging, he is taken to hospital with mild concussion. In the ensuing complications, aided by an unwilling Stanley, John tries bravely to cope with a succession of well-meaning but prying policemen, the press, two increasingly irate wives and a very gay neighbour, until he manfully confesses the truth – but no-one believes him!

Kilmeen Drama Group

Kilmeen Drama Group, based in Rossmore, West Cork, are one of the longest established drama groups in the country, regularly competing on the 3 Act and 1 Act circuits.

In 2013, Kilmeen were crowned All Ireland champions at the RTÉ 3 Act Open Drama Finals in Athlone, for the third consecutive year, with the Playboy of the Western World.

In December, Kilmeen came 3rd in the 1 Act All-Ireland with Shakespeare’s A Dick.

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