Age on Stage®: Comedies for Readers Theatre Volume I: The Blathersons Give Back


A parody of The Bickersons radio show. The wife receives a Christmas gift from her aunt, who has always sent a bad fruitcake, so she doesn’t open it–with surprising consequences!

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  • Drena Heizer

    10 minute comedy
    1 man, 1 woman

    A parody of the old radio comedy The Bickersons, the characters are a long-suffering husband and his shrewish wife. The wife receives a Christmas gift from her Aunt Hetty, who every year has sent a bad homemade fruitcake, so she doesn’t even bother to open it–with totally surprising consequences.

    This play is found in the collection, Age on Stage®: Comedies for Readers Theatre Volume I


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    Drena Heizer


    Comedy, Readers Theatre, Short Plays

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    10 Minute Play






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