A "sick little comedy" about a bent politician who gets his comeuppance. Mike Newman, Minister for Health, has been promoting a new cancer prevention programme called GUTSCOUT. On the advice of his media people, he submits to a GUTSCOUT test himself, but a suspect test result sets in train an unravelling of epic proportions. The play was written as a virtuoso piece for a solo performer. It also requires 1 F and 4 M voices via audio. "Staggeringly funny ... agonisingly human ... a twisted little play about the comeuppance of a pompous git." David Crofts, Melbourne Times/Time Out Nov. 2000

  • satire/farce, black comedy
  • 85
  • 1 total
  • 1 male identifying
  • 18+
  • adult
  • Australian Script Centre


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