Pen Of My Aunt, The
Suitable for Adult Groups
This well-written and suspenseful drama is the work of Elizabeth Mackintosh, writing under the pen name of Gordon Daviot. She was born in Inverness in 1896, and enjoyed a successful career writing plays and novels of the mystery and thriller genre under the pen name of Josephine Tey.
The action takes place in German-occupied France, in the summer of 1944. A young French soldier on the run is arrested in the grounds of a country estate. Having no papers, he claims to be the nephew of the estate owner. A German corporal immediately takes him up to the house and confronts him with the owner, who turns out to be a collaborator!
Players: 2 Male, 2 Female
Cast: Corporal, Stranger, Madame, Simone
Sets: The drawing room of a French country mansion
Period: German occupied France, 1944
Running Time: 27 Minutes
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