By Patrick Marber
A brand new model of an international vintage by means of one in all Britain's best-known modern playwrights. After omit Julie relocates August Strindberg's leave out Julie (1888) to an English nation residence in July 1945. during this radical re-imagining of theatre's first "naturalistic tragedy" the occasions of Strindberg's unique are transposed to the evening of the British Labour Party's "landslide" election victory.
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You will not if I can help it,’ says I. ’ ‘You will not if I can help it,’ says I. 40 He sits up brandishing his mug. SARA. You were right surely. CHRISTY (impressively). With that the sun came out between the cloud and the hill, and it shining green in my face. ‘God have mercy on your soul,’ says he, lifting a scythe. ‘Or on your own,’ said I, raising the loy. SUSAN. That’s a grand story. HONOR. He tells it lovely. CHRISTY (flattered and confident, waving bone). He gave a drive with the scythe, and I gave a lep to the east.
It’s the walking spirit of my murdered da! WIDOW QUIN (looking out). Is it that tramper? CHRISTY (wildly). Where’ll I hide my poor body from that ghost of hell? The door is pushed open, and OLD MAHON appears on threshold. CHRISTY darts in behind door. 49 WIDOW QUIN (in great amusement). God save you, my poor man. MAHON (gruffly). Did you see a young lad passing this way in the early morning or the fall of night? WIDOW QUIN. You’re a queer kind to walk in not saluting at all. MAHON. Did you see the young lad?
God bless you! He wriggles out. WIDOW QUIN (admiring CHRISTY). Well, you’re mighty spruce, young fellow. Sit down now while you’re quiet till you talk with me. CHRISTY (swaggering). I’m going abroad on the hillside for to seek Pegeen. WIDOW QUIN. You’ll have time and plenty for to seek Pegeen, and you heard me saying at the fall of night the two of us should be great company. CHRISTY. From this out I’ll have no want of company when all sorts is bringing me their food and clothing (he swaggers to the door, tightening his belt), the way they’d set their eyes upon a gallant orphan cleft his father with one blow to the breeches belt.