The Time is Not Yet Ripe

Thomas Louis Buvelot Esson (1878 - 1943)

Thomas Louis Buvelot Esson (1878 - 1943) was an Australian poet, journalist and playwright. He was born in Edinburgh but moved to Melbourne, Australia when he was three. He attended the University of Melbourne and began working as a journalist and playwright soon after.

His best known work is the political comedy, The Time is Not Yet Ripe, first performed in 1912. It has since come to be acknowledged as an Australian classic, and has often been revived. - Summary Adapted from Wikipedia by Algy Pug

Cast list:
Sir Joseph Quiverton: Algy Pug
Doris: Beth Thomas
English Butler: Frances Brown
Sir Henry Pilsbury: Jon Smith
Lady Pilsbury: ToddHW
John K. Hill: Nick Bulka
Sydney Barrett/Socialists: Kristin Gjerløw
Miss Perkins: Libby Gohn
Otto/Socialists: Lars Rolander
Harry Hopkins/Socialists: Phil Benson
Peter Jensen/Socialists: Lars Rolander
Arthur Gray/Socialists: Peter Tucker
Bertie Wainwright: Ben Lindsey-Clark
Violet Faulkner: Savannah
A Fat Man/Crowd: bala
A Cheeky Youth/Crowd: Victoria P
A Working Woman/Crowd: Availle
An Old Man/Crowd: Robert Dixon
Narrator: Janet

Edited by: ToddHW
Coordinated by: Algy Pug

Genre(s): Drama

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Act 1 Group 00:28:35
Play 02 Act 2 ToddHW
00:38:08
Play 03 Act 3 ToddHW
00:24:10
Play 04 Act 4 ToddHW
00:24:40