A CONTEMPORARY COMEDY
"A great contemporary play that strikes at the heart of the increasingly terrifying blur of the boundaries between art, life and entertainment....An excellent, well-written piece with a strong finale....Highly recommended."
THE REPUBLIC NEWSPAPER, WARSAW
"An entertaining show with broad appeal...
A compact, pertinent and surprising play that sharply strikes at a topical issue...Good dramatic and comedic material,
with exciting and complex characters"
"An unpredictable, thought-provoking comedy
that offers a snapshot of our times"
SVENSKA DAGBLADET, STOCKHOLM
"An intriguing play, full of unexpected surprises"
TEATRALIA, NEW YORK
FIRST PRESENTED AS AN ACCLAIMED TELEVISION MOVIE
IN POLAND AND SINCE PRODUCED ON STAGE IN SWEDEN,
DENMARK, THE CZECH REPUBLIC AND CANADA.
RIGHTS NOW RELEASED TO THEATRES WORLDWIDE.
CLICK BELOW FOR A YOUTUBE CLIP FROM THE POLISH TV FILM
OF CELEBRITY, TITLED "RODZINNY SHOW".
IN THIS SEQUENCE, TWO CHARACTERS PERFORM THE SONG "SCARBOROUGH FAIR" -
Television game show presenter Alan Coogan
is suffering a severe decline in his career
and so invites a documentary film maker to make
a reality show with his family.
His son Jamie, a young movie star, is initially furious
as he was not informed of any of this.
But the family eventually settles in to having George,
the man with the camera, following them around the house.
But things are not as they seem.
Alan's marriage is in as much decline as his career
and his wife Helen has secrets to hide.
But worst of all, their new housemate George
is not who he claims to be...