Exploring Good Order, or Old Christmas
Exploring Good Order, or Old Christmas - a fragment from c.1533
From our Exploring workshop, where we read through the text of this fragmentary play for future use towards an audio/stage show.
This fragment is from the end of the play, where Riot and Gluttony – having obviously caused some upset to the land – are having their fate decided by Old Christmas (the ruler), upon the advise of Good Order. They decide not to imprison them, but instead for them to be banished. Prayer closes the play with... erm... a prayer.
These Exploring sessions are a beginning as we play around with how to make these pieces come alive for people today.
The Beyond Shakespeare Irregulars this episode are Alan Scott, Liz Cole, and Mark Scanlon – with host, Robert Crighton.
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