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The Elocution to Benjamin Franklin -: When They Send Me Three and Fourpence.

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The author is at his best in these two comedies, with the tragi-comic heroes, gallantly fighting to keep reality at bay. Elocution of Benjamin Franklin (2 acts, 1 man); When They Send Me Three And Fourpence (2 acts, 4 men, 2 women).
Paperback, 110 pages
Published May 1st 1989 by Currency Press
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Trevor
Jan 08, 2008 Trevor rated it really liked it
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I loved this play, although this isn't the edition I read, which came with When they Send Up Three and Fourpence.

I really like plays with one actor in them - this is something an actor can really get his teeth into. Lots of themes that will do much to make lots of people feel uncomfortable - this is about a middle aged man falling in love with a teenage boy - a bit like Death in Venice, accept not set in Venice and no one dies. So, exactly the same.

I've only ever read these two plays of Spears,
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