The DeVere theatre company has returned home to the Good Fortune theatre to start rehearsals for its next production.
It is the first day of rehearsals and already there has been a change to the schedule. The part of the dead body is now played by Buck Mailer violently killed as he stood in the spotlight, stage centre.
Brief Biographies of the players in the DeVere Theatre Group
The wife of Montague DeVere the Director. Margot comes from one of the great theatre families the Gillymotts, so Acting is in her blood. The Gillymotts are regarded as the royalty of the theatre, Margot has the grace, the charm, the elegance of a princess.
The theatre manager and arranger of all the tours. Conney is very good at fixing things and getting things done. It was Conney who arranged the last tour abroad in Bosanova. It was Conney who found replacement players when some of the cast suddenly quit.
The Director of this theatre company. He is are renowned for always producing great plays. As an ex-army man he runs the productions like a military operation.
Eric plays the 'bumbling vicar' type of role. Some say these types of role are 'him'. Eric wants to give up the stage and follow in the footsteps of other actors who found a career in politics. But is he ruthless enough for this. Can he rise up and satisfy madam parliament.
The female impersonator who joined the theatre company during a recent tour of Bosanova. He has been a great success. Under the mascara and blusher his chiselled good looks could turn a woman head. At the moment he is enjoying the celebrity lifestyle with chat shows and daytime TV. But who knows what is just around the corner.
Veracity played the part of a delicate damsel in the latest production. In fact she nearly always play the role of a naive heroine. It is easy to see why as she is so pretty and petite. Her one little foible, like many in the theatre, is that she is so superstitious. Still, it should all turn out OK, .......... touch wood.
The enigmatic Bosanovian actress who joined the theatre company on its recent tour of Bosanova. Although unknown outside Bosanova she has quite a reputation within her own country. It does help when you have a catchphrase, and hers is sweeping the country.
Warren plays a smooth sophisticated character in the latest play. A role reflecting his real life character. Warren was brought into the theatre by Montague who he knew from their army days. But now Warren dreams of greater things, he is fed up playing all the bit parts.
The ambitious actor who will stop at nothing to reach the top. A seedy past can lead to a tragic end when it all comes crashing down on you.