At their stylish country retreat, Freda and Robert Caplan host a dinner party for their colleagues and friends, all executives at a transatlantic publishing company.
Young, beautiful and successful they have the world at their feet. Then, a cigarette box and and an ill-considered remark spark off a relentless series of revelations and other, more dangerous secrets are painfully exposed.
As the truth spills out about the suicide of Robert's clever, reckless brother, and the group's perfect lives begin to crumble, the cost of professional and social success becomes frighteningly plain.
Playwright: J B Priestly
Directed by: Kenneth Guest
Production Date: November 1995
BHTC Production Number: 184
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