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Drama Now


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The Present by GABRIEL JOSIPOVICI dramatised by Guy Vaesen
A tragi-comedy about the tensions of life' and the submerged fantasies they may produce. There has been an accident outside the house where Minna and Reg and an old school-friend Alex live. The occurrence highlights the emotional needs of the three people concerned. and as their relationships are explored the question of time becomes a dominant factor - which scenes are in the past, the present or perhaps yet to come.
Directed by GUY VAESEN


Unknown: Gabriel Josipovici
Dramatised By: Guy Vaesen
Directed By: Guy Vaesen
Alex: Michael Spice
Minna: Caroline Blakiston
Reg: Jim Norton
Tony: William Eedle
Inspector: Aubrey Woods
Doctor: Neville Jason
Hattie: Shirley Dixon
Isabel: Anne Rosenfeld

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