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Summer Laughter: IV: Two Serious Comedies

Synopsis

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1. The End of the World
by Lascelles Abercrombie
Characters:
Huff, the Farmer
Sollers, the Wainwright
Merrick, the Smith
Vine, the Publican
Shale, the Labourer
A Dowser
Mrs. Huff
Warp, the Molecatcher
Villagers
Scene: A public-house kitchen in a Gloucestershire village

2. A Merry Death
A Harlequinade by Nicholas Evreinov
(translated by C.E. Bechhofer)
Characters:
Pierrot
Harlequin
Doctor
Columbine
A Silent Stranger
Scene: Harlequin's House, at night

(to 23.00)

Contributors

Writer (The End of the World): Lascelles Abercrombie
Author (A Merry Death): Nicholas Evreinov
Translated by (A Merry Death): C.E. Bechhofer
Plays produced by: Cyril Wood






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