A Small Family Business: Further Reading

Alan Ayckbourn's Archivist Simon Murgatroyd's answers some of the most frequently asked questions about Alan Ayckbourn's A Small Family Business. If you have a question about this or any other of Alan Ayckbourn's plays, you can contact the website via the Contact Us page.

What is happening with Samantha at the end of the play?
The implication is that Samantha is now using the drugs which are being distributed the family business after Jack allowed the business to become a front and distribution chain for the Rivetti's drug-dealing business. Alan Ayckbourn has said on several occasions that Samantha is essentially overdosing at the climax of the play.

All research for this page by Simon Murgatroyd.