Suburban Strains (1980)

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World Premiere: 18 January 1980
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round, Scarborough
London Premiere: 5 February 1981
Venue: The Round House, London

Play Number: 25
Published: Samuel French

Short Synopsis: A musical written with composer Paul Todd. It follows the lives and loves of school-teacher Caroline through intertwined flashback and present day scenes.

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Suburban Strains quote
"Funny thing is, we were in a way. Made for each other. I think I was made for him to some extent, Kevin was made for me. Only unfortunately, I think he was made for a lot of other women as well."
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