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