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East Lynne or Never Called Me Mother!

Brian J. Burton, Mrs. Henry Wood

Full Length Play, Melodrama  /  5f, 4m

East Lynne or Never Called Me Mother!
by Brian J. Burton
Based on the novel by Mrs Henry Wood

Lady Isabel is cunningly seduced by the villain into believing that the clandestine meetings of her husband and another woman are for romance rather than business. In despair, she abandons home and children, only to come back in later years disguised…

East Lynne or Never Called Me Mother!

by  Brian J. Burton Mrs. Henry Wood

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  • Cast Size
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    5f, 4m
  • SubGenre
    Subgenre
    Adaptations (Literature), Period
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    • Adult
Description
Lady Isabel is cunningly seduced by the villain into believing that the clandestine meetings of her husband and another woman are for romance rather than business. In despair, she abandons home and children, only to come back in later years disguised as a governess to her own children and to die in her husband's arms in heartbroken penitence and forgiveness.

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  • Minimum Fee: £69 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

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  • Time Period: 19th Century
  • Setting: A sitting-room
  • Additional Features: Play w/ Music

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5f, 4m
Cast Attributes
M4 (20s, 30s, middle age) F5 (young, 40s). 1 child (optional)

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Brian J. Burton

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Mrs. Henry Wood

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