Better Off Dead (2018)

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World Premiere: 11 September 2018
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough
London Premiere: N/A
Venue: N/A

Play Number: 82
Published: Samuel French

Short Synopsis: A reluctant interview with a prolific crime novelist leads to an unexpected obituary, whilst the allegedly dead writer struggles with his final work as fiction and reality unexpectedly begin to cross over.

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Better Off Dead quote
"Because people in real life are generally irritating and unpredictable and ultimately disappointing. Unlike my characters who bloody well behave themselves and do as they're told. Most of them. Most of the time."
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