A Farcical Comedy in Three Acts by HARRY
Characters (in order of Speaking) :
The action takes place in Peter Chadwiek 's dining-cum-drawing-cum-sitting-room in Bloomsbury Act I. A Wet Winter Morning Act II. Six Weeks Later
Scene I. Thursday evening Scene 2. Thursday midnight
Act III. The Following Monday
The Play adapted for Radio and produced by L. B. RAMSDEN
WHEN the play opens. Mrs. Adair has come to hear the result of Peter's mission to
Peru to find her second husband, who deserted her seven years ago. Peter has not been to Peru, but to ward off Mrs. Adair's persistent pursuit of himself, he tells her her husband is alive and well. When Mrs. Adair hears the true news of her husband's death she returns, determined to capture Peter at last; but meanwhile Elizabeth Webster has arrived on the scene and the situation is changed.