Act I, from the Three-Act Comedy by Douglas MURRAY presented by THE PLYMOUTH AMATEUR PLAYERS
Relayed from the Globe Theatre, Royal Marines
(By kind permission of Brigadier C. L. RAIKES ,
In Aid of Virginia House Children's Holiday Fund (Maker Camp) and Plymouth Police Widows' and Orphans' Fund
Characters in order of their appearance
The Scene is the parlour of Beach House.
Teignmouth, in Devon, and here the young widow, Mrs. Calthorpe, is faced with the remarkable choice of freedom and comparative poverty or wealth and marriage with an unknown suitor from Canada. The result is a little nerve-racking for all concerned, but none the less highly entertaining, and the first act should stimulate many Plymouth listeners to see the play and find out for themselves how the problem is solved.
Robert Gilmour (Mrs Calthorpe's young cousin):
Martha (the maid):
Mrs Calthorpe (a young widow):
Mrs Hubbard (the ugliest woman in Christendom):
Minnie (her daughter):
Mr. Priestley (Guardian, Trustee, Uncle by marriage, and Legal Adviser to Mrs Calthorpe):
L. W. Baden
Fergus Wimbush (a young Canadian over in England) ...................:
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