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London Assurance

Written by

Dion Boucicault

and

Richard Bean

Adapted by

Richard Bean

~playauthor~Written by~ Dion Boucicault , Richard Bean ~playauthor~Adapted by~ Richard Bean

Oberon Books, 2010

Playtext

Acts: 6, Roles: Total (14), Female (3), Male (10), Unassigned (1)

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Summary
...Dion Boucicault, the Irish genius of London theatre in the age of Dickens, wrote the brilliantly funny London Assurance in 1841 and thereby created – in Sir Harcourt and Lady Spanker – two of the great comic roles of the English stage...

Arrah-na-Pogue

Written by

Dion Boucicault

~playauthor~Written by~ Dion Boucicault

Methuen Drama, 2010

Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 3, Scenes: 12, Roles: Total (18), Female (6), Male (12), Unassigned (0)

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...Written in 1864 and set during the Irish rebellion of 1798, Arrah na Pogue is an rollicking tale of romance and misadventure with rascally rebels, despicable villains and love-struck youths. As night falls on the Wicklow...

London Assurance

Edited by

James L. Smith

~playauthor~Written by~ Dion Boucicault , James L. Smith ~playauthor~Edited by~ James L. Smith

Methuen Drama, 2004

New Mermaids

Playtext

Acts: 5, Roles: Total (15), Female (3), Male (12), Unassigned (0)

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...Following the courtships and disguises of its satirical, farcical characters, London Assurance is a merry parade of wittily constructed skirmishes between love and money, town and country, nature and artifice. The preening...
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...Age recommendation: 12+ Recorded through National Theatre Live on 28th June, 2010. Grace has agreed to marry Sir Harcourt in return for his financial support of her family. At a house party in her father's place, Harcourt's son Charles also...