TADS’ entry in the Worcestershire Theatre Festival.
Brenda Read-Brown’s Psychopath won the trophy for Best Set and was proudly nominated for Best Original Piece of Theatre, Best Actor (Allan Wollaston), Best Actress (Katie Preedy), and Best Director (Brenda Read-Brown).
Tim and Susie have been seeing each other for nearly three years, but so far Susie has avoided telling Tim anything about the previous men in her life – and she knows very little about his life, either.
After pointing out that Susie is persuasive and competitive, likes being the centre of attention and enjoys taking risks – all characteristics of psychopaths – Tim realises that Susie’s previous partners have lasted for an average of three years; he is very close to his best-before date.
He persuades her to reveal the secrets of her past, but while she does this, it becomes clear that Tim too has many psychopathic qualities.
By the time DI Walsh arrives unexpectedly, both Tim and Susie are becoming concerned about the other’s intentions towards them. Things come to a head…