The Tudor Wench

by  Elswyth Thane

Full Length Play, Drama  /  8m, 4f

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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)

Additional Info

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. 

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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre

Cautions

  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

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

Production

Details

  • Time Period: 16th Century / Elizabethan
  • Setting: Catherine Parr's Dower-house at Chelsea during the year immediately following the death of Henry VIII.
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes

Casting

8m, 4f
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Elswyth Thane

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