In this opening scene we meet the three ladies. Their characters
JUDITH. (To Irene.) "Why do we listen to anything you say"?
IRENE. "Why are you having a go at me, it's not my fault there's no train for an hour."
JUDITH. "Of course it's your fault, you said there was a train at 5-45pm and there isn't."
IRENE. "There is in the week, just not one on Saturday."
JUDITH. "And what day is it today? Oh I know, bloody Saturday"!
CHRISTINE. "No need for bad language Judith."
JUDITH. "Bad language? that is nothing to what I should be saying. I am supposed to be on my way home by now and where am I? Stuck in a bloody Railway waiting room"!
CHRISTINE. (Chidingly.) "Judith!"
JUDITH. "I'm sorry but at times Irene drives me to distraction."
IRENE. "We've missed one lousy
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