Douglas has been a professional food writer since 1986. He is also an award-winning actor and director in Community Theatre and has been for many years. His blog may be found at: www.urbaneguerilla.wordpress.com
Playing games is a dangerous occupation
It has been said that the in-fighting at universities is so vicious because the prizes are so small. It's certainly true that when family fights go bad it gets very vicious indeed as everyone knows exactly which buttons to press and how to hurt most.
Secrets from the past get dredged up, skeletons removed from closets and rattled around.
This is the theme of Tony Moore's play Snakes and Ladders, KaDS next production.
Moore has been involved in theatre for nearly fifty years. He began writing in the late 80's as a result of a lost bet. He has written One Act plays Audition Peace, Coping, Jane was Sixteen Yesterday and three act plays ReCreation and Snakes and Ladders.
Julie Holmshaw as Emily and right Karin Stafflund as Charlie (Photograph courtesy of Kads)