Peebles, Daryl (Australian playwright, 19__-____), “Bethany,”
a 30-minute drama in English, set in Van Diemen's land, Tasmania, Australia, 1830,
© 1999 by Daryl Peebles;
• in Daryl Peebles’ Bethany (Hobart, Tasmania, Australia: The Author, 1999);
• 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 email@example.com.
_____ (f), in service; _____ (f), _____; _____ (f), _____.
A young woman transported from England for a menial crime serves exploitative landowners in the new colony.
“The play looks at the way three different women cope with the abuses in their lives. Audience age is adult.”—Script Search, http://www.verdant.com.au/ozscript/search.asp, accessed August 22, 2002.
1830, Australia, abuse, colony, England, exploitative landowner, gender, history, expulsion from England, menial crime, service, Tasmania.