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The Tudor Wench

Elswyth Thane

Full Length Play, Drama  /  8m, 4f

The Tudor Wench

by  Elswyth Thane

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  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    8m, 4f
  • SubGenre
    Subgenre
    Docudrama/Historic
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    • Adult
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)
Description

Henry VIII is dead and his ten-year-old son, Edward VI, now sits on the throne with the Duke of Somerset as his Protector. Henry’s Widow, Catherine Parr, now resides in Chelsea where she has taken in the deceased King’s youngest daughter, Princess Elizabeth, into her care and remarried the Duke of Somerset’s brother, Sir Thomas Seymour. 

The Tudor Wench examines the events in this household in the year immediately following Henry’s death and is a rare look at one of England’s most famous monarch’s before she became queen. 

Considerations

Performing Groups
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
Cautions
  • Mild Adult Themes

Licence details

  • Minimum Fee: £55 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

Specifics

Details

  • Time Period: 16th Century / Elizabethan
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes

Setting:

Catherine Parr's Dower-house at Chelsea during the year immediately following the death of Henry VIII.

Casting

8m, 4f
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Authors

Elswyth Thane

Elswyth Thane

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