The Good Samaritan


ISBN: 9781854596093
Author: By David Haig
Publication Date: 28/07/2000
Publisher: Nick Hern Books
Extent: 100pp.
Availability: Available

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A provocative drama about good intentions going awry, from the well-known stage and screen actor.

Alan is a loving husband, a responsible parent and an experienced Samaritan. He is a good man helping to create a kinder world. But good intentions aren’t always enough, and Alan embarks on an affair with a ‘client’ that rocks the moral foundations of his life.

David Haig’s play The Good Samaritan was first staged at Hampstead Theatre, London, in 2000.

‘David Haig is a man of many talents. An award-winning actor (brilliantly funny in Four Weddings and a Funeral), he is also a playwright and, for a while, worked as a Samaritan. His thought-provoking new play is loosely based on his experiences… This is a fascinating, involving evening, and further proof of the blossoming promise of David Haig the playwright’
Daily Mail

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