Second Thoughts present Alan Ayckbourn's comedy Improbable Fiction - The Stratford Observer

Second Thoughts present Alan Ayckbourn's comedy Improbable Fiction

ALAN Ayckbourn’s comedy Improbable Fiction is next up for Second Thoughts at The Bear Pit in Stratford, playing from March 2 to 5.

It is set in the small country town of Pendon at a meeting of the local writers’ circle. It’s their scheduled monthly meeting, but as it’s nearly Christmas attendance is down a bit.

And those who do manage to get to chairman Arnold’s house are down a bit, too – the dreaded writer’s block.

They each reveal their progress – or rather, embarrassing lack of it – in their chosen literary genres.




As a desperate measure Arnold proposes they collaborate on a story which combines all their styles.

Cuethunderclap, power cuts and a crazy intertwining of Victorian melodrama, 1920s whodunnit and science fiction.


Central to this vortex of quick-change and highly improbable plotting is Arnold’s elderly – and unseen – mother.

For tickets and full performance details visit secondthoughts.org.uk

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