Invisible Friends (1989)

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World Premiere: 23 November 1989
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round, Scarborough
London Premiere: 13 March 1991
Venue: The Cottesloe, National Theatre, London

Play Number: 38
Published: Samuel French, Faber

Short Synopsis: When Lucy's imaginary friend Zara becomes all too real and offers to make her family disappear, Lucy is all to happy to agree. But when Zara's much worse family appears in their place, Lucy has to deal with the consequences of her actions and find a way to bring her own family home.

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Invisible Friends quote
"I made up Zara. She's my special friend that no one can see except me. Of course, I can't really see her either. Not really. Although sometimes I… It's almost as if I could see her, sometimes."
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