Relatively Speaking (1965)

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World Premiere: 8 July 1965
Venue: Library Theatre, Scarborough
London Premiere: 29 March 1967
Venue: Duke of York's Theatre
New York Premiere: 7 August 1984
Venue: INTAR Theatre

Play Number: 7
Published: Samuel French
Other Media: Television; Radio

Note: Relatively Speaking was originally produced under the title of Meet My Father.

Short Synopsis: Ginny goes to the house of her older lover in order to end a relationship and retrieve some compromising letters. Matters are complicated when her current partner also turns up and meets the wife of the lover, believing her to be Ginny's mother, leading to misunderstanding and confusion.

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Relatively Speaking quote
"I can't say I'm very taken with this marmalade."
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