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 Tuesday 9th March 2021
7.30pm
play reading with a view to a video performance


 

Join us in an informal participative play reading

You can read if you wish, or just listen

The Gutenberg version of the script is available for free download at https://www.gutenberg.org/files/2446/2446-h/2446-h.htm

The excerpts we will be reading are listed here
http://resources.streathamtheatre.org.uk/events/An%20Enemy%20of%20the%20People%20-%20Excerpts%20for%20Play%20Reading.pdf 

We are reading this play as a potential for it being adapted and cut for recording as a video presentation

This is NOT an audition

Prior registration required as this is a zoom event 

This is the 1 link you need to register for the event and downloads the script/ excerpts list: 
http://streathamtheatre.org.uk/event/mar-2021




PLOT SUMMARY

The plot deals with a respected doctor in a spa town, who is the Medical Director of the municipal baths. He comes to realise that the water in the baths is seriously polluted and the baths need to be closed down, which brings him into conflict with the townsfolk, who depend on visitors to the baths to support the local economy. Written around 1890, it is still timely in the current climate, and could be set now.

CAST

There is a cast of 11 including:
• The central character of the doctor,
• The doctor’s wife and three children, one of whom is a teacher
• The doctor’s brother, who is Mayor and Chief Constable of the town, and Chair of the Baths Committee, etc.; the doctor’s chief adversary
• Other townsfolk

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online - on zoom - on the night 
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details of all our Second Tuesday events: 020 3432 5710
www.streathamtheatre.org.uk
E: info@streathamtheatre.org.uk 

 

 

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