The Island – Play 2

by James Brewer and Roger Watkins

1969

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The Island, Play 2 was first produced by Theatre Centre in 1969. As the second play based on an “island” theme, it was written by James Brewer and Roger Watkins.

Characters

Nina
Ortago
Douglas
Sarah
Jonah
Sea Dragon
Bird: Gwen Copland
Old One
Headman
Hester
Mother
Phillip
Carlos

Creative Team

Writers: James Brewer and Roger Watkins

The information on this page has been gathered from archive materials and is incomplete. Do you have more information about this play, or were you involved in its production? Let us know by leaving a comment below or contacting us.

Thanks to Linda Lewis (Gwen Copland) for the loan of a rehearsal script from which some of the information presented on this page has been gathered.

A copy of the script is held by the British Library.

"Listen, Douglas and Nina; listen to the sound of the sea gently sliding down the sand. Turning back the tide of time. Back hundreds of years. Taking you away far across the sea to the land where Jonah and Sarah live. You are becoming Jonah and Sarah..."

Ortago

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