A Musical Farce in One Act
Libretto by DAVID CARRICK
Music by ARNE
The whole revised and adapted by JULIAN HERBAGE , the Libretto in conjunction with Perceval Graves
THE WIRELESS ORCHESTRA and THE WIRELESS
CHORUS, conducted by JOHN ANSELL
The Scone is a village green on May Day, 1775, with village lads and lasses dancing round the Maypole. They think and talk of little else, however, but the great question, ' Who will win Squire Goodwin's legacy of £100? ' This will be given to the couple who get married on May 1, provided that they make a choice of each other that is both fitting and free.
Furrow, a rich farmer:
Will Furrow, his son:
Clod, his servant:
The Little Gipsy:
' Dolly Furrow, Will Furrow's sister:
Betty, a country wench:
Nan, another country wench:
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