Cantankerous, misanthropic, miserable, world-weary... Think of an adjective synonymous with 'crabby' and it will apply to Stephen Febble. All he wants is to be left alone, but, to his horror, his long-suffering wife Virginia fills the house with guests.
M4 (30s, 60s)
F5 (teenage, 30s, 50s, 60s)
M1 voice only
Weekend, The Script
Faced with a family gathering, world-weary Stephen Febble does his best to be difficult. When his daughter, her dreary husband Alan, their precocious child and -- not least -- the dog come to stay for the weekend it's enough to make him reach for the whisky, and for the sarcasm.