Lady Audley's Secret

by  Brian J. Burton, Mary Braddon

Short Play, Melodrama  /  4m, 4f

This Victorian melodrama is adapted from Mary Braddon's novel. Lady Audley has recently married a titled, rich old man and is secure in wealth at last. The old gent's nephew and a chap who is distraught to have found that his wife died during his absence in Australia visit. But lo! She lives! Lady A…

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Lady Audley's Secret

by  Brian J. Burton Mary Braddon

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    4m, 4f
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

This Victorian melodrama is adapted from Mary Braddon's novel. Lady Audley has recently married a titled, rich old man and is secure in wealth at last. The old gent's nephew and a chap who is distraught to have found that his wife died during his absence in Australia visit. But lo! She lives! Lady Audley is the wife reported dead. Fearing her ex husband will upset the apple cart, she cracks him on the head and drops his body in the well. Thus begins a cascade of cover up crimes that continues until the nephew brings justice and rights matters to the edification of the commonweal and the satisfaction of the three estates of the realm.
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Keywords

Betrayal, Death, Love, Marriage

Considerations

Cautions

  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

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

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Victorian (British and American)

Casting

4m, 4f
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Brian J.  Burton

Brian J. Burton

Mary Braddon

Mary Braddon

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