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Budworth and the Safe Bet By John Jansen
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These humorous adventures, inspired by the writings of P. G. Wodehouse, tell how Teddy Aston, the nephew of Lord and Lady Alpington, leads a life of luxurious idleness, ably supported by his valet,... More > Budworth, in between-the-wars England. Betting, country house weekends, avoiding marriage and indoor rugby at the infamous Sloths Club are his main activities. But why is his fearsome Aunt Amelia, Lady Alpington, so anxious to find him a rich bride before his thirtieth birthday? And why do the New York Mafia regard him as a person to be treated with respect? Only Budworth knows the answers!< Less
Edward VIII - a Play By John Jansen
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Was Prince Edward, known within the Royal Family as David, predisposed to reject his destiny as Heir to the Throne? Did Wallis Simpson merely provide him with an escape route or was she, uniquely... More > amongst his circle, free from sycophancy and therefore the companion for whom he had longed? As history played out across two continents and two world wars, two people struggled to lead private lives while destiny shone a bright light on their every deed. The Abdication was the sensation of the inter-war years. Written in verse, this play seeks to embrace both the gravitas and the humour of the history plays of an earlier era.< Less
Budworth and the Safe Bet By John Jansen
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Teddy Aston, the nephew of Lord and Lady Alpington, leads a life of luxurious idleness, ably supported by his valet, Budworth, in between-the-wars England. Betting, country house weekends, avoiding... More > marriage and indoor rugby at the notorious Sloths Club are his main activities. But why is his fearsome Aunt Amelia, Lady Alpington, so anxious to find him a bride before his thirtieth birthday? And why do the New York Mafia regard him as a person to be treated with respect? Only Budworth knows all the answers!< Less