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Snake Oil

By Abbie Spallen. When Jim is faced with a life-threatening diagnosis, he starts to investigate alternative cures and remedies to assist his recovery.

Jim Dillon has what he calls 'Fondue Set Syndrome'. He just can't walk past a bargain - or what he thinks is a bargain - as his long-suffering family and their array of curious and inappropriate birthday and Christmas presents testify! But when Jim is faced with a much more serious and life-threatening diagnosis he starts to investigate alternative cures and remedies to assist his recovery and help him try and control the uncontrollable. From a fungus fed with milk to a Native American sweat lodge in the living room, Jim tries it all. But is Jim in danger of taking things too far and pushing his family away, instead putting his trust in others, some of whom just might not have his best interests at heart?

A new drama from Northern-Irish playwright Abbie Spallen starring Philip Jackson, Pauline McLynn and Georgia Taylor.

45 minutes

Last on

Thu 2 Jul 2015 14:15


Role Contributor
Jim Philip Jackson
Pearl Pauline McLynn
Della Georgia Taylor
The Consultant Patrick FitzSymons
Naomi Fo Cullen
Alan Patrick Buchanan
Michael Richard Orr
Writer Abbie Spallen


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