Canary Waistcoat, The

tigh-canarywaistcoat-a4.pdf

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Title

Canary Waistcoat, The

Subject

Bush Life
City vs Country
Family Relations

Description

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 them both simultaneously until his wife Selina appears and breaks the spell. The widows resume their neighbourly relations and return home for a cup of tea with a little something in it.
Setting: The top of a hill in Hertfordshire. An afternoon in August.
Characters:
MRS DAVIDS, a widow
MRS SIMMONS, a widow who takes in lodgers
ZEDEKIAH TWOPENNY, a village dry-goods shopkeeper
SELINA, a fluffy young lady of 25

Creator

Tighe, Harry

Source

NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection. QU: Hanger Collection. ANL holds a collection of Henry (Harry) Tighe papers, MS 3696.

Publisher

[not stated in UNE collection record]

Date

1930

Contributor

University of New England Library, New South Wales, Australia

Rights

No known copyright restrictions

Relation

NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection

Format

PDF 5.15MB

Language

en

Type

Text

Identifier

tigh-canarywaistcoat-a4.pdf

Coverage

Australia; 1920-1955

Collection

Citation

Tighe, Harry, “Canary Waistcoat, The,” Campbell Howard Project, accessed April 21, 2024, https://campbell-howard-collection.une.edu.au/items/show/5.