Adam Bede

by  Geoffrey Beevers, George Eliot

Full Length Play, Drama  /  3m, 3f

In this rich and humorous portrayal of eighteenth-century rural life, Geoffrey Beevers remains true to George Eliot's original novel. Adam Bede, a young carpenter of integrity, loves Hetty Sorrel, a pretty and self-centred dairymaid, who herself drea…

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    3m, 3f
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    Adaptations (Literature), Period

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In this rich and humorous portrayal of eighteenth-century rural life, Geoffrey Beevers remains true to George Eliot's original novel. Adam Bede, a young carpenter of integrity, loves Hetty Sorrel, a pretty and self-centred dairymaid, who herself dreams of Arthur Donnithorne, the young squire. Arthur cannot resist seducing her, and their passion has tragic consequences for the whole community.
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  • Minimum Fee: £69 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

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  • Time Period: 18th Century
  • Setting: Various interior and exterior settings

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3m, 3f
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  • Flexible casting

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Flexible cast of up to 30 characters

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Geoffrey Beevers

Geoffrey Beevers (born 1941), is a British actor who has appeared in many different television roles. Beevers has worked extensively at the Orange Tree Theatre in Richmond upon Thames, both as an actor (including the title role in Jules Romain's Doctor Knock, 1994); and as an adaptor/director of George Eliot's novels ...

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