Freedom finally beckons for Algie Packer, Essex's most notorious gangster. He's done seven years inside and now he's coming home to collect his reward – £3,672,000 in untraceable notes.
But there's something Algie's family have forgotten to mention . . .
The Packers are Essex's lovable, but most dysfunctional family. Witness their desperate attempts to cover their tracks before Algie arrives to collect what is rightfully his.
Barking In Essex is a riotously funny comedy by Clive Exton, published and produced for the first time in 2013.
About the Author
Clive Exton was a London-born screenwriter and playwright. His writing credits include the highly-acclaimed film 10 Rillington Place, as well as Poirot and Jeeves and Wooster. Exton wrote the new book for the PG Wodehouse original for a musical based on Damsels in Distress, as well as a new stage comedy Twixt, which premiered in Paris in 1996 and played in Munich, Berlin, Cologne, Milan, Rome, Naples and Florence. He also adapted Agatha Christie's Murder is Easy for a production at the Duke of York Theatre. Productions of his own plays, Neddy and Bumps and Barking In Essex, were being planned at the time of his death in 2007.
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