Drama

Plays by the following playwrights are featured on this page:

  • Peter Gordon.

You can find out more about Peter Gordon and his plays at his Who’s Who page.

Cover of Gordon - Murdered to DeathPeter Gordon
Murdered to Death
Josef Weinberger Ltd, 1993. Paperback
Genre: Play. Comedy
Set in York? No
Description: The play introduces the inept and bungling Inspector Pratt, who battles against the odds and his own incompetence to solve the murder of the house’s owner. It soon becomes clear that the murderer isn’t finished yet; will the miscreant be unmasked before everyone else has met their doom or will the audience die laughing first?
Reviews: ‘hilarious and very clever’ Nottingham Evening Post
‘deliciously wicked spoof …’ British Theatre Guild
Find out more: Author’s website
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Cover of Gordon - Par for the CoursePeter Gordon
Par For The Course
Josef Weinberger Ltd, 2013. Paperback
Genre: Play. Comedy
Set in York? No
Description: Captain’s Day at the Seven Lakes Golf Club gets off to a bad start when the men’s Captain is indisposed. Club secretary, Simon, relishes the chance to take over but is soon thwarted by the arrival of Vice Captain, Nick and his girlfriend, Tiffany. Lady Captain, Fran, and enthusiastic but hopeless Barry add to the confusion as a series of disasters mount. With the unexpected arrival of Simon’s wife, Laura, tensions build and things go from bad to worse.
Reviews: ‘Gordon brings warmth, humanity and no little humour to his writing …’ The Press, York
Find out more: Author’s website
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Cover of Gordon - Third Week in AugustPeter Gordon
Third Week In August
Josef Weinberger Ltd, 2005. Paperback
Genre: Play. Comedy
Set in York? No
Description: When Sue accidently books into the caravan site from hell, she is soon taken under the wing of expert but inadequate caravaner, Neville … that’s when he’s not engaged in battle with his wife or trying to cope with his difficult sister-in-law. Matters become complicated with the arrival of the enthusiastic Tony and his complaining girlfriend, Jenny.
Find out more: Author’s website
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Details of Peter Gordon’s other published plays can be found at petergordonplays.com

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