Absent Friends (1987) A Play by Alan Ayckbourn.
Notes: never released commercially on video or dvd.
Director: Michael A. Simpson
Lighting : Dave Sydenham
Music: Harry Rabinowitz
Actors: Hywel Bennett, Tom Courtenay, Dinsdale Landen, Maureen Lipman, Kate Lock, Julia McKenzie
Absent Friends unfolds over afternoon tea where friends gather to console a recent widower over his wife's death by accidental drowning. Socially gormless, the widower exposes simmering tensions and disaffections, leaving them by the end unintentionally but hilariously much the worse for his visit.
Format: PAL on DVD-R
Region Code: Multi-region '0'(free)
Source: tv recording to video later transferred to dvd.
Quality: 8/10 (good video quality)
Runtime: 88 Minutes
Presentation: dvd case with case cover and printed disc.