My Very Own Story: Synopsis

Characters

Percy Parton
Peter Patchett
Paul Peel
The Keyboard Player
Rupert
Gorff
Yerp
Mrs Yerp
Frederick
Leonora
Alicia
Cecilia
Emilia
Varius
Denzil
Basil
Village Boy

Note: Many of the roles in My Very Own Story are doubled up.
Cast: 7 male / 6 female
Running time (approximate): 1 hour 35 minutes - not including the interval.
Availability: My Very Own Story is available for both professional and amateur production.
Acting edition:
Published by Samuel French.

Due to an unfortunate triple booking, three storytellers, Peter, Paul and Percy, arrive simultaneously each to tell his own story.

After some acrimony, Percy wins out and is soon telling his story, a Victorian mystery yarn -
The Donkey - featuring, to his dismay, Paul who has hi-jacked the leading role.

Soon Peter, in turn, is continuing Percy's unresolved fable only to find Percy appearing in his 'modern morality tale' -
The Enchanted Suitor.

In due course, Peter appears in Paul's gothic story
The Sorcerer's Daughters (an extension of Peter's tale) and together they reach a surprisingly happy conclusion.

Copyright: Alan Ayckbourn. Please do not reproduce without permission of the copyright holder.