East Lynne or Never Called Me Mother!

by  Brian J. Burton, Mrs. Henry Wood

Full Length Play, Melodrama  /  4m, 5f

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…

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East Lynne or Never Called Me Mother!

by  Brian J. Burton Mrs. Henry Wood

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    4m, 5f
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Adaptations (Literature), Period
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

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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Cautions

  • No Special Cautions

License details

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

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Details

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

Casting

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

Brian J. Burton

Mrs. Henry Wood

Mrs. Henry Wood

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