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Maypole Morning


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A Play in One Act by Harold Brighouse.
Played by The Station Radio Players
Scene: A village Green near Tunbridge, May 1, 1665
The time is 6 a.m.

Although the Restoration has succeeded the Commonwealth, Puritan rule in the villages is not dead at this time and the village girls who come Maying do so apprehensively, for the Squire of the village is very strict and his own daughter is not allowed to become engaged to the man of her choice, but is promised to a certain Zerubbabel who is as pious as his name.

8.30 Trio


Writer: Harold Brighouse
Charles II: Daniel Roberts
Sir Giles Crosby: Donald Davies
Hugh Windham: Ivor Maddox
Richard Pitchcroft: Jack Parkin
Zerubbabel Petch: W.P. Thomas
Patience Crosby: Muriel Barnett
Susan and Phoebe (two village girls) Villagers and a Taborer: null [uncredited]

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