A Small Family Business

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A Small Family Business
A small family business.jpg
Written by Alan Ayckbourn
Characters Ken
Desmond
Harriet
Jack
Poppy
Cliff
Anita
Samantha
Tina
Roy
Yvonne
Benedict
The Rivetti Brothers
Date premiered 21 May 1987
Place premiered England
Original language English
Subject Greed, corruption
Genre Drama
Official site
Ayckbourn chronology
Woman in Mind
(1985)
Henceforward...
(1987)

A Small Family Business is a play by Alan Ayckbourn, based around the business of the title and dealing with the Thatcherism of the time. It premiered at the Olivier stage of the Royal National Theatre on 20 May 1987, where it won the Evening Standard Award for Best Play for that year. Its Broadway premiere occurred on 27 April 1992.

Radio adaptation[edit]

A radio adaptation directed by Martin Jarvis was broadcast at 8 p.m. on Sunday 12 April 2009 on BBC Radio 3 as part of the celebrations of its author's 70th birthday that day. Its cast included:

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