John Waterhouse – Playwright and Author

The Toad Society


A suburban farce ends up wild in the country!


A two-act play for three men and three women.

Genre: A farce, set in a suburban town in England.

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Synopsis The exclusive and uber-nerdy The Harpington Toad Fanciers Society have never had a purely social event; they just spend all their time looking for, talking about or reading about Toads. Trendy, new-member Natasha has others plans for the society, with unpredictable consequences for every member.

Review Comment “A modern version of an old fashioned ‘laugh out loud’ British comedy, with plenty of innuendo and hilarious visual gags” – Emma Thompson, Official Reviewer on The Toad Society at The Hydro, Buxton Festival Fringe. Let's get started