Harry Tighe's Intrigue 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.
Synopsis: Love affairs and political intrigue at the Court of Louis XIV. However, all ends happily with the two lovers free to wed as the King sees through the stratagems of the courtiers.
Various places in the Court of Louis XIV.
I.i Garden of the Louvre.
I.ii Apartment of Madame de Soissons.
II.i Private apartment of Dowager Queen.
II.ii Apartment of Henriette, Duchesse d'Orleans.
III A room in the Queen's apartments.
LOUIS XIV, King of France
ARMAND COMTE DE GUICHE
MARQUIS DES VARDES
CHEVALIER DE LORRAINE
MARECHAL DE GRAMMONT
DUC DE MAZARIN
MONSIEUR DE LA TAINE, cousin to Louis de la Valliere
HENRIETTE, DUCHESS D'ORLEANS, sister to Charles II of England
COMTESS DE SOISSONS
LOUISE DE LA VALLIERE, Maid-of-Honour to Henriette
JULIE DE MONTALIS, Maid-of-Honour to Queen of France
DOWAGER QUEEN OF FRANCE, Anne of Austria
QUEEN OF FRANCE, Marie-Theresa
DUCHESS DE NAVALILLES, Guardian of the Queen's Ladies
MDLLE DE FIEMMES, Maid-of-Honour to Henriette
SENORA MOLINA, Spanish Lady-in-Waiting to the Queen
LADIES AND GENTLEMEN OF COURT
NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection. QU: Hanger Collection. [QU Dates the script 1920] 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.
Data time period: 1920 to 1955
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