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'The Siege of Manchester' by Ben Alexander - additional information.

'The Siege of Manchester' by Ben Alexander
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Period and Geography
Location: England. Time Period: 17th Century
Settings and Set Complexity
Number of Sets: 4
Setting: Meeting Room, Street, Courtroom and 'Other Location'
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Swearing rate: 1 rude word per thousand
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Mild swearwords
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A historical thriller with various settings.
King Charles I, at loggerheads with his Parliament, is faced with rebellion. Lord Strange, Lord Lieutenant for Lancashire and a Royalist, attempts to take military command in Lancashire. Manchester, Protestant by persuasion and for Parliament, resists under the leadership of some of the deputy-lieutenants. The play recounts their resistance, culminating in Derby's siege of the town in September 1642.


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