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'Bill & Ben' by Richard James - additional information.


'Bill & Ben' by Richard James
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Period and Geography
Location: England. Time Period: Medieval
Settings and Set Complexity
Number of Sets: 1
Setting: Prison Cells
Set Requirements: Backdrops/simple flats and Practical Doors/Windows
The script includes characters in the following age range(s):
Unspecified ages
 Language Advisory:Help
Swearing rate: 1 rude word per thousand
We have identified the following types of language in the text:
Mild swearwords
In addition to the text, the "Producer's Copy" of the Script includes the following:
A list of the required properties
Miscellaneous notes from the author
Style:
A one act play - a two hander involving playwrights.
Synopsis:
Ben Jonson is spending his last day in his condemned cell, after killing an actor in a duel. He has a surprise visitor - William Shakespeare, who comes to plead with him to perform a 'neck-verse' - reciting a Psalm, that may save him from the noose. But what does Shakespeare have to gain?
Awards (won by this script or performances of the script):
Performance by Tiger Theatrical Productions won Best Comedy and Best Actor at the 2014 Spelthorne and Runneymede drama festival.

 
 

 
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