The Rats - Play


First published: 1962


The Rats - Play

Part of the triple bill, The Rule of Three, which also features The Patient and Afternoon at the Seaside.

He said we were caught like rats in a trap. Like the rats we are.

David Forrester

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Adulterous lovers, Sandra and David are called to the Torrance's flat for evening drinks. However no one is home. What first appears to be a simple mix up of dates turns to something far more sinister when the pair are locked in and, all at once, framed for murder.

The Rats was first presented as part of The Rule of Three which toured the United Kingdom in 1961 and subsequently opened at the Duchess Theatre in the West End in 1962.

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