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Sense and Sensibleness

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IT is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man with a good fortune must be in want of a wife. Unfortunately none of them want Amber Vertigris, a beautiful but deeply unintelligent woman in her twenties. Her intended, Lord Edgar Bratwurst, turns out to be a murderer, arsonist, addict and, worst of all, penniless. In desperation she applies for a position with Lord Wensleydale.

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SKU: oap055 Categories: , , , , ,
Product ID: 1974

Additional information

Author

Genre

Comedy

Script Style

One Act

Duration (mins)

30

Male Cast

2

Doubling Male

1

Female Cast

2

Total Cast

4

Total Cast Inc Opt

5

Synopsis

IT is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man with a good fortune must be in want of a wife. Unfortunately none of them want Amber Vertigris, a beautiful but deeply unintelligent woman in her twenties. Her intended, Lord Edgar Bratwurst, turns out to be a murderer, arsonist, addict and, worst of all, penniless. In desperation she applies for a position with Lord Wensleydale.

Cast

AMBER VERTIGRIS:

A virtuous but slightly-thick young woman

MRS VERTIGRIS:

Amber’s Mother

LORD EDGAR BRATWURST:

aka Edgar Sausage

CLAYTON WENSLEYDALE:

An arrogant aristocrat

OLD RUTTOCKS:

An old gardener

NOTE: Lord Edgar Bratwurst and Clayton Wensleydale can be doubled.

Sample

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1 review for Sense and Sensibleness

  1. Steve Davies

    Summary Performance History
    Sense and Sensibleness won the Supernova prize at the Bench Theatre in 2013 and a shorter version won the Stagefright prize at the London Horror Festival.

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