The Simpleton of the Unexpected Isles

by  Bernard Shaw

Full Length Play, Drama  /  16m, 8f

In a British tropical port an emigration officer and a young woman without a passport meet a native priestess and priest and then two tourists. The six decide to live together to conduct an experiment in eugenics. Four children are born. Twenty years later, an angel appears to announce Judgement Day…

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The Simpleton of the Unexpected Isles

by  Bernard Shaw

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In a British tropical port an emigration officer and a young woman without a passport meet a native priestess and priest and then two tourists. The six decide to live together to conduct an experiment in eugenics. Four children are born. Twenty years later, an angel appears to announce Judgement Day stating only those that are socially useful will remain.
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16m, 8f
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Bernard Shaw

Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) was born in Dublin, the son of a civil servant. His education was irregular, due to his dislike of any organized training. After working in an estate agent's office for a while he moved to London as a young man (1876), where he established himself as a leading music and theatre ...

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