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Tom Millard’s world has been shattered by the unexpected death of his wife. Having now realized that life is short and precious, Tom makes a bucket list and starts working his way through it.

Copyright Cue Theatre, Inglewood. March 17-27 2021. Click here for a longer version

His first aim is to take early retirement and live by the sea. His two married daughters are unhappy about their father’s decision to live over a hundred miles away from them. They arrange for a wealthy divorcee friend called Brenda to visit Tom. The idea being that she will become romantically involved and persuade Tom to move into her house, which is close to his daughters. The only problem with this arrangement is that Tom detests Brenda.

Continuing to work his way through the bucket list, Tom has hired the services of a mature escort lady for an evening’s entertainment. By a twist of fate, the local female vicar calls round the night Tom is expecting his escort lady. Tom mistakes the vicar for his date. Brenda also makes an unwelcome visit that evening. Thereafter follows many twists and turns in this hilarious farcical comedy.

… the audiences loved the play, and the feedback was amazing! This was the fifth play by Raymond Hopkins that we have performed, and I believe it was his best.

– Endeavour Theatre Company – Australia.

We’ve enjoyed an extremely successful five day run with this play – audience numbers were the best we’ve had for years.

– The Wisbech Players

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Published: 2016 ISBN:- 978-0-9933857-6-6