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ctx_ver=Z39.88-2004&rft_val_fmt=info%3Aofi%2Ffmt%3Akev%3Amtx%3Adc&rfr_id=info%3Asid%2FANDS&rft_id=http://www.une.edu.au/library/about-us/special-collections/campbell-howard-collection&rft.title=Harry Tighe - The Canary Waistcoat&rft.identifier=http://www.une.edu.au/library/about-us/special-collections/campbell-howard-collection&rft.publisher=University of New England, Australia&rft.description=Play Length: One ActSynopsis: Set in a Hertfordshire Valley. Two widows believe that Zedekiah Twopenny is a widower and is in love with them. They discuss their hopes (and fears of each other) while Zeddy is in a tree eavesdropping. He flirts with them both simultaneously until his wife Selina appears and breaks the spell. The widows resume their neighbourly relations and return home for a cup of tea with a little something in it.Setting: The top of a hill in Hertfordshire. An afternoon in August. Characters:MRS DAVIDS, a widowMRS SIMMONS, a widow who takes in lodgersZEDEKIAH TWOPENNY, a village dry-goods shopkeeperSELINA, a fluffy young lady of 25Harry Tighe's The Canary Waistcoat forms part of the Campbell Howard Collection of Australian Plays in Manuscript, a resource that provides a unique body of research material concerning Australian drama of the period 1920–55.&rft.creator=Anonymous&rft.date=2022&rft.coverage=109.335938,-8.233237 156.445313,-8.233237 156.445313,-44.964798 109.335938,-44.964798 109.335938,-8.233237&rft_rights=No known copyright restrictions&rft_subject=Creative Writing (incl. Playwriting)&rft_subject=STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING&rft_subject=PERFORMING ARTS AND CREATIVE WRITING&rft_subject=Bush Life&rft_subject=City vs Country&rft_subject=Family Relations&rft.type=dataset&rft.language=English Access the data

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Brief description

Harry Tighe's The Canary Waistcoat forms part of the Campbell Howard Collection of Australian Plays in Manuscript, a resource that provides a unique body of research material concerning Australian drama of the period 1920–55.

Full description

Play Length: One Act
Synopsis: Set in a Hertfordshire Valley. Two widows believe that Zedekiah Twopenny is a widower and is in love with them. They discuss their hopes (and fears of each other) while Zeddy is in a tree eavesdropping. He flirts with them both simultaneously until his wife Selina appears and breaks the spell. The widows resume their neighbourly relations and return home for a cup of tea with a little something in it.
Setting: The top of a hill in Hertfordshire. An afternoon in August.
Characters:
MRS DAVIDS, a widow
MRS SIMMONS, a widow who takes in lodgers
ZEDEKIAH TWOPENNY, a village dry-goods shopkeeper
SELINA, a fluffy young lady of 25

Notes

NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection. QU: Hanger Collection. ANL holds a collection of Henry (Harry) Tighe papers, MS 3696.

Details for description taken from the Campbell Howard Annotated Index of Australian Plays 1920-1955, compiled and edited by Jack Bedson and Julian Croft.

Created: 1930

Data time period: 1920 to 1955

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