Browse Items (16 total)

  • Collection: Plays

Play Length: One Act
Synopsis: Jim and Bess are living together on their farm, trying to forget Jim's past involvement in a robbery that led to the murder of a storekeeper. By accident, Bess' brutal husband Jake Hamilton finds them one night and…

Play Length: One Act
Synopsis: Set in a Hertfordshire Valley. Two widows believe that Zedekiah Twopenny is a widower and is in love with them. They discuss their hopes (and fears of each other) while Zeddy is in a tree eavesdropping. He flirts with…

Play Length: Three Acts: Eight Scenes
I.i The garden scene.
I.ii The same.
I.iii. Lord Ku's courtyard.
II.i The Evil House.
II.ii The same.
II.iii. The same.
III.i The scene is still the Evil House.
III.ii The exterior of an…

Length: One Act
Synopsis: Michael Gavan is left-of-centre and is disappointed with the trend in Australian politics. He speaks his mind to the Grahams, who are holidaying in the Gippsland area. A Nationalist-Country Party colaition is in power, led…

Length: One Act
Setting: The Hanson's home.
ESTHER, his wife
SAMUEL, Julian's brother
JENNY, his wife
JANE HUMPELDRICK, aunt to Julian and Samuel
ALICE, parlour maid to the Hansons

Length: Four Acts: Six Scenes
Synopsis: The play is set on the lonely Gippsland coast in the late 19th century. Stumpy Johnson lives by the old Cornish trick of luring ships to destruction and collecting and selling the flotsam and jetsam. Martha…
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