The Trealow and West Amateur Theatrical Society are about to cast their next production and due to the credit crunch, Nick their director has to wrestle with some difficult choices in financing and casting the production. So he invites a few actors and some of the committee to a summer barbecue at his home to announce his decision.
As the evening progresses, and the alcohol flows Nick ends up promising a different show and the lead part to more than one actor! Meanwhile the party goes into the wee small hours revealing a blackmail plot, a possible affair, an attempted suicide and a surprising twist at the end…
This is the late playwright Frank Vickery at his comedic best – with biting one-liners, moments of pure slapstick and hilarious farce.