Written by Alan Kilpatrick

A drama in one act

Read the full script for 'Shade' below

Burke and Hare were the most notorious killers in Scotland’s history and when William Hare testified against his partner, he escaped the gallows. He was released and disappeared into the mists of history. Set twelve years later, SHADE traces him to Bournemouth, England where he lives under an assumed name and works as a gardener for Lady Ashford. Trouble erupts when Lady Ashford harbours a lingering suspicion about his true identity and tries to bait him into committing another murder for her.

'Shade' is a One-Act Drama.

Cast: 5 actors with 2F & 3M

Run-time : approx 60 minutes (depending on your production).

This script is copyright Scripts for Stage and cannot be printed or performed without permission.

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