Scandal-The Robert Sommers Story

Playwright
Jeff Pitcher
Genre(s)
Drama
Cast Size
Total
5
Male
4
Female
1
Synopsis

Robert Sommers, Minister of Forests in the BC government is charged, convicted and sent to prison in 1956 for fraud – the only politician in the British Crown to serve time. Was he simply a pawn in a much bigger battle within the sometimes shady world of forests and politics during the Wacky days of Premier Bennett’s Social Credit Government?

Production History

Commissioned and premiered at Western Canada Theatre in Kamloops, British Columbia in 2005 directed by David Ross.

Publisher / Script Contact
Name
Jeff Pitcher
Phone
604-986-7558
Email
jppitcher@canada.com