For such a small, out-of-the-way place, a picturesque waterfront village attracts some very interesting
but peculiar drifters, including three elderly ladies who just happen to be on the run.
Too Soon For Daisies is a dark and poignant comedy about three somewhat eccentric but determined women who
have been cast off by society but aren't quite ready to be put out to pasture.
Mrs. Gray longs for love and a home, Mrs. Philpots dreams of becoming a published author and Mrs. Boggs,
...well, she's honest but you have to watch her. They conceal a dark and horrifying secret about their
charming little cottage that if revealed will upset all of their plans to grow old... ungracefully.
Then a visitor arrives who claims to be the owner of he
house. He dies suddenly of a heart attack, and the women decide to lay his body to rest at the bottom of
an unused well and carry on as the new owners of the house.
Complications ensue with the arrival of a young woman who has come to meet her uncle at his new home. Then
the fun really begins.
The story line draws reference to Guy Fawkes, who most British schoolchildren know as the Catholic
revolutionary who led an unsuccessful plan to blow up King James I and Parliament on Nov 5, 1605. Today,
throughout Britain, the Gunpowder Plot is celebrated by hanging Guy Fawkes in effigy every Nov 5.