A Time to Keep


ISBN: 9781854595850
Author: Stephanie Dale, David Edgar
Publication Date: 01/11/2007
Publisher: Nick Hern Books
Extent: 160pp.


A large-scale historical romp in the terrain between Jane Austen and Charles Dickens – co-written by David Edgar, Britain’s leading political playwright.

Set against the backdrop of the threatened Napoleonic invasion of 1804, A Time to Keep is the story of an unlikely but passionate romance between a well-born but feisty young woman and the youngest son of a family of notorious smugglers.

With over 100 characters, from George III and his court to the criminal classes, the play is a rollicking example of the community play, originally written for the Dorchester Community Players but easily adaptable for smaller (and larger!) companies alike.

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