Ugly Chief Playtext with interviews from Victoria Melody and Mike Melody and as essay written by Tora Colwill. Published by Oberon Modern Plays
A new dark comedy performed by Victoria Melody, her dad (celebrity TV antique dealer, Mike Melody) and a New Orleans Jazz band.
In 2013, Mike was diagnosed with a terminal illness so Victoria organised the funeral service of his dreams. A year later, doctors realised they had misdiagnosed Mike but they are going ahead with the funeral anyway…and you’re invited.
Join a real-life father and daughter duo for a living memorial like no other. Based on true events, Ugly Chief is a darkly comic look at the relationship between parents and their grown-up children, and what happens when they don’t see eye to eye…