Complete Plays of John Galsworthy eBook

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     [Foreson walks on from the wings, Right.]

Foreson.  Sir?

Vane.  “Punch and go!” That superstition!

     [Foreson walks straight out into the wings, Left.]

Vane.  Mr Foreson!

Foreson. [Re-appearing] Sir?

Vane.  This is scrapped. [With savagery] Tell ’em to set the first act of “Louisa Loses,” and put some pep into it.

     [He goes out through the French windows with the wind still in
     his hair.]

Foreson. [In the centre of the Stage] Electrics!

Electrics.  Hallo!

Foreson.  Where’s Charlie?

Electrics.  Gone to his dinner.

Foreson.  Anybody on the curtain?

A voice.  Yes, Mr Foreson.

Foreson.  Put your curtain down.

     [He stands in the centre of the Stage with eyes uplifted as the
     curtain descends.]

THE END

FIFTH SERIES

CONTENTS: 

A Family Man Loyalties Windows

A FAMILY MAN

From the 5th Series Plays

By John Galsworthy

CHARACTERS

John builder................ of the firm of Builder & Builder
Julia.......................  His Wife
Athene......................  His elder Daughter
Maud........................  His younger Daughter
Ralph builder...............  His Brother, and Partner
Guy Herringhame.............  A Flying Man
Annie.......................  A Young Person in Blue
Camille.....................  Mrs Builder’s French Maid
topping.....................  Builder’s Manservant
the Mayor...................  Of Breconridge
Harris......................  His Secretary
Francis Chantrey............  J.P. 
Moon........................  A Constable
Martin......................  A Police Sergeant
A journalist................  From The Comet
the figure of A poacher
the voices and faces of small boys

The action passes in the town of Breconridge, the Midlands.

Act I.
     Scene I. Builder’s Study.  After breakfast. 
     Scene II.  A Studio.

Act II.  Builder’s Study.  Lunchtime.

Act III. 
     Scene I. The mayor’s Study. 10am the following day. 
     Scene II.  Builder’s Study.  The same.  Noon. 
     Scene III.  Builder’s Study.  The same.  Evening.

ACT I

SCENE I

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