Blowsy landlady Kath and her sexually repressed brother Ed rent Sloane a room and proceeed to “entertain” him by seducing the seemingly hapless young man. But when their old Pa recognizes Sloane for what he is, a feckless murderer, he too is killed by the ruthless hustler. As witnesses, sibling rivals Kath and Ed come to a fair settlement regarding the ultimate dispensation of Mr. Sloane’s services.
Winner of the London Drama Critics Award for Best Play
“A bizarre black comedy. … Everyone speaks of principle while tucking away not only the corpse on the living room floor but the corpse of western civilization as well.”-N.Y. Herald Tribune