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: A VARIED EVENING

JUPITER 'MARS will Entertain' THE WAYFARER' by JOHN ODAMS
THE scene of the play is down in a large cavern on the outskirts of Nottingham, and the time is nearly one hundred years ago-Goose Fair Time. 1830. The way to the outer world is by means of a door at the bottom of steps cut through the sandstone. A narrow passage through one side of the cavern leads to another chamber, which is used as a kitchen. Martha, a woman of about fifty, is alone in the cavern.
Coppernob nnd Grimshanks enter.

Contributors

Characters (in order of first speaking) : Coppernob (a footpad): Arthur Statham
Martha (a woman): Freda Jackson
Grimshanks (a foot pad): Arthur G Parker
Tim O'Trowell (a wayfarer): John Grosvenor








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