A Visit from Miss Prothero
A comic gem from Alan Bennett. Mr Dodgson is wholly happy in his retirement. But he does not count on a visit from Miss Prothero, the office busybody from his old employer. Is she there to just to see how he is doing, or to catch-up on old times? Or is she there to chip away at Mr Dodgson’s lifetime’s work? This being Bennett, and in an oh-so-cruelly comic and but charming way, probably the latter!
If you don’t talk about it, did it really happen? James loves Lucy but he’s avoided facing the battle with her. She knows. Amanda has been through hell and back but can’t tell Mark. He knows. Will suppressing everything mean it’ll just go away? Mike Bartlett’s