Just the Two of Us
Published by Samuel French Ltd
2 Male 6 Female
Matt and Ruth are looking foward to a quiet evening at home when their lives are turned upside-down by a visit from eighteen-year-old Freya and her mother, Karen
Freya has discovered that Matt is her biological father, having traced his "donation" to a clinic as an impoverished student
As Ruth and Matt struggle to come to terms with this revelation, more visitors arrive, including Matt's mother, who's now a granny, and "Aunty" Bev, who adds to the chaos by revealing herself as Freya's birth mother
So who is Freya's mum?
"The egg one?
The womb one?"
And who's her dad?
This hilarious play explores the impact and repercussions of modern science
Matt Kominsky: aspiring writer; 40ish
Ruth Kominsky: nurse; 40ish
Freya Harvey: manipulative teenager; 18
Karen Harvey: her manipulated mother; 40ish
Pauline: Matt's interfering mother; 60s
Bev: Karen's ex-friend; 40ish
Robin: Karen's new partner