|The tragedy of George the tenth|
|Author||ROSE, David - Other Plays by this Author - Contact Author|
|Synopsis||The story of Charles and Diana , a drama told in verse; Look at the free download to sample this. The play is cast in Shakespearean mode with wit,humour and passion.
It is in 5 acts; Diana- Delia in the play-dies in Act 4 but comes back to haunt Charles-George- in Act 5. The action flows naturally,from the first moment to the last, building a complex but human story..
Audience- any age; it is adult in theme, but totally without any obsenities, swear words or sexual scenes. The play moves from the royal engagement to marriage , to disillusion, divorce death _ and then to a haunting finale.
The play uses soliliquoys to show inside characters minds; it has a strong sub plot of relationships between state and church and also contrasts rich and poor;
|Cast||14 m ,13 f but staging could reduce this to 11m and 8 f with some voice only parts for the differences.|
Main male; george (33),news reader(40). Archbishop (55) Sergeant)30) Soldier(22) Brother(45) Peters(40) Humphrey(38).
Main Female Delia(20) Cassandrs(31) Queen(53) Harmpmy(55) Gayle(22) Susanne(24) Carol(24).
The play takes place overa period of years, and the ages above are an indication of inital ages
|Status||Available for performance|
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|play sample.doc||Mon, 22nd Jun 2009||three sample extracts, from the start, the middle and act 4||Available to print: £0.00||Download here|
|Available on ScriptCircle: (for other licences please contact the Author)|
|Professional Performance||Up to 600 seats. EEC Countries.||£100.00 per performance|
|Amateur Performance||Up to 600 seats. EEC Countries.||£25.00 per performance|
Living in France, after a career as a statistician; i have four children , one who lives in China and one in Canada. I spend my life gardening,looking after a church - I am a convinced Christian - and writing poetry. This play is my most ambitious project- but I keeo thinking about another