Doris and Doreen work in a small office within a vast bureaucratic organisation, with their paperwork filling the gaps in their lengthy conversations. But who is to occupy the third desk in their office and how will this affect their lives?
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A less endearing iteration of Bennett’s seeming obsession with the perceived banalities and petty oneupmanship of office life, already drubbed in A Visit from Miss Prothero and A Woman of No Importance. Aside from implying he’s pleased with himself for being above such ministrations - and demonstrating little understanding of them anyway - this is Bennett treading water or filing the same chit for the umpteenth time.