A comedy drama portraying a ghastly family gathering with great humour and unflinching honesty.
It is Alice’s 85th birthday. An occasion for celebration. But like many family gatherings, it is also an occasion for parading long-held resentments as her children attempt to persuade her to relinquish her independence and move to a home. But Alice has other plans…
‘Nichols is the most honest and unsparing of writers… this is a play that speaks wittily and painfully to its audience about both age and family life’ Daily Telegraph
‘The truthfulness and the skill of the writing frequently take the breath away’ Independent