The Ashes of Great Men
Other Plays by Dan Archibald
Archibald, Dan (Australian playwright, 19__-____), "The Ashes of Great Men,"
a 45-minute tragicomedy in English, set in _____, Australia, 1994,
© 1994 by Dan Archibald;
• in Dan Archibald’s The Ashes of Great Men (Hobart, Tasmania, Australia: The Author, 1994);
• script/rights available through The Australian Script Centre, 77 Salamanca Place, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia, telephone (03) 6223 4675, fax (03) 6223 4678, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Harold (m), husband; Hewitt (m), policeman; Grace (f), wife.
"Grace and Harold have spent most of their married life caring for Grace’s invalid parents. When both parents die suddenly within days of each other, Harold and Grace are free to do whatever they want. Or are they? A visit by the deranged policeman Hewitt, who is investigating the theft of the parents' ashes, changes forever Harold and Grace’s view of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
• "Audience Age is adult."—Script Search, http://www.verdant.com.au/ozscript/search.asp, accessed August 22, 2002.
• Portrait of Dan Archibald from 8th Interlending and Document Supply International Conference, http://www.nla.gov.au/ilds/photos.htm, accessed June 26, 2007.
caregiving, life, liberty, marriage, pursuit of happiness.