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Laburnum Grove - Full Length Play, Comedy

Laburnum Grove

J.B. Priestley

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Full Length Play, Comedy

6m, 3f

ISBN: 9780573611315

George Radfern lives a quiet, uneventful life near London, burdened by sponging relatives and his prospective son-in-law. When George quietly announces he's a leader of a counterfeit ring, the sponges find reasons to leave. His immediate family reacts according to character until it looks as if Ge…

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Description

Full Length Play

Comedy

Mystery/Thriller

Time Period - Contemporary, 1930s

Settings Of Play - The living room of the Radfern's house, Ferndale, in Laburnum Grove, Shooters Green, a suburb of North London.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Interior Set

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes, Period Costumes

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult

PERFORMANCE GROUP

High School/Secondary, College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Professional Theatre

George Radfern lives a quiet, uneventful life near London, burdened by sponging relatives and his prospective son-in-law. When George quietly announces he's a leader of a counterfeit ring, the sponges find reasons to leave. His immediate family reacts according to character until it looks as if George has been spoofing them. The ending is one of the most surprising ones ever used in a mystery play. A long time favorite among amateurs.
LABURNUM GROVE was first presented at the Duchess Theater in London on November 28, 1933. Directed by Cedric Hardwicke.
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CASTING

6m, 3f

CHORUS SIZE

N/A (Not a musical)

ELSIE RADFERN
MRS. LUCY BAXLEY
BERNARD BAXLEY
GEORGE RADFERN
HAROLD RUSS
JOE FLETTEN
MRS. DOROTHY RADFERN
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SERGEANT
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MUSICAL STYLE

N/A (Not a musical)

VOCAL DEMANDS

N/A (Not a musical)

Author
J.B. Priestley

J.B. Priestley

John Boynton Priestley (1894 - 1984) was born in Bradford, Yorkshire, son of a schoolmaster. He left Belle Vue School at 16 and worked in a wool office, beginning to write in his spare time. He volunteered for the army in 1914 and served throughout the First World War, surviving the grim conditions of the trenches. He gained a grant to go to Cambridge and launched his professional career with ... view full profile

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