Blowsy landlady Kath and her sexually repressed brother Ed rent Sloane a room and proceeed to "entertain" him by seducing the seemingly hapless young man. But when their old Pa recognizes Sloane for what he is, a feckless murderer, he too is killed by the ruthless hustler. As witnesses, sibling rivals Kath and Ed come to a fair settlement regarding the ultimate dispensation of Mr. Sloane's services.
Winner of the London Drama Critics Award for Best Play
"A bizarre black comedy. ... Everyone speaks of principle while tucking away not only the corpse on the living room floor but the corpse of western civilization as well."-N.Y. Herald Tribune