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Caroline Comes to Tea

Dilys Owen

Short Play, Comedy  /  4f

Caroline likes nothing better then to wind her two sisters Emily and Lucy up with wild stories of her adventurous life.

Caroline Comes to Tea

by  Dilys Owen

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  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    4f
  • Duration
    Duration
    30 minutes
  • SubGenre
    Subgenre
    Period
Description
Caroline visits her sisters for tea and tells them of her new job with a handsome but depraved man. Emily and Lucy try to pursuade her to leave the job, promising they'll help to support her. Whilst they run off to find a helpful pamphlet from the Vicar, Caroline catches up with Parker, maid to the two sisters and we find that this story is utter fabrication and she is doing very well in her career as a teacher but living very much alone.  She leaves before the sisters return, leaving a note telling them she is eloping......

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Performing Groups
  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Dinner Theatre
  • Senior Theatre
  • Reader's Theatre
  • Shoestring Budget
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

Licence details

  • Minimum Fee: £30 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

Specifics

Details

  • Time Period: 1900-1910
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Setting: A sitting room, about 1900
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes

Casting

4f
Cast Attributes
  • All Female

Lucy - eldest sister

Emily- middle sister

Parker - the maid

Caroline - youngest sister

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Authors

Author

Dilys Owen

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