Ah Provence! Ah The French Riviera! Where optimistic holidaymakers rent luxury villas for exhorbitant sums in order to get their annual fix of sun, sea and haute cuisine. However, imagine the crisis if one such sumptuous place was double booked. Worse - imagine it triple booked! By a French couple - Maurice & Yvette; an English couple - Fred & Judy; and begorrah, an Irish couple - Shaun & Moira. Marriages have floundered on less.
Add the ingredients of copious amounts of sparkling champagne, heightened sexual attractions, to say nothing of the deep-seated cultural difference, and all of this makes the current Brexit negotiations seem a snip!
The Mill at Sonning has seen a number of comedies by Robin Hawdon, including last year's hugely successful DON'T DRESS FOR DINNER and PERFECT WEDDING, but none threaten international relations on this scale.