Wednesday, September 28

Tag: Vermin

Vermin – Gilded Balloon Teviot
Scotland

Vermin – Gilded Balloon Teviot

Rats in your home - instantly this subject creates a feeling of uneasiness, uncleanliness, thoughts of scratching noises, thoughts of them nibbling your food in your store cupboards.  This play uses this uneasiness and builds upon it.  I will explain…  Bill (Benny Ainsworth) and Rachel (Sally Paffett) met on a train journey, in which they both witnessed a dramatic event.  From this initial acquaintance grew a relationship which ended in wedding bells, but there ends any form of normality. After moving into their new home, the couple found out that Rachel was pregnant, but also realised that their new home was infested with rats.  They heard them scratching, the smell was awful, and Bill began the process of attempting to exterminate them.  Rats are clev...