Request a FREE evaluation copy
The Dark Side of the Son
- full length thriller - 3m 5f , single set (scripts 6.00 each, performances 40 each)

Robert and his American wife Sara return from the USA on the run from a Las Vegas casino boss whom Robert has swindled. In a remote area of Scotland they hatch an elaborate plan to fake Robert's death and escape to Thailand with the stolen money. Twist follows turn as they try to keep ahead of canny police Inspector McCall and a busybody neighbour. When Robert's mother turns up, closely followed by another mysterious American woman, Cherry, twists follow turns in a web of bluffs and subterfuge.

  Mrs MacDonald can be played by a disabled actress if wished.

Cast

Character

Spoken lines (approx.)

Robert Newman

256 

Sara his American wife

430

Mrs MacDonald

113

Mike

54

Inspector McCall

99

WPC Evans

41

Joan

41

Cherry

83