The Right Honourable Lady

The Right Honourable Lady $12.99

Francis Beckett

Published by Samuel French Ltd

2 Male 3 Female

A one-act drama concerning Flavia, a journalist who has been poached from the BBC by a tabloid newspaper, the Daily Trumpet

Her brief - to dig up the dirt on her old friend Nicola Macdonald, now Secretary of State

Flavia exposes Nicola's affair with a younger man, Stephen, and the ensuing sordid headlines threaten to destroy both their careers and marriages

Flavia hopes that she will now be allowed to investigate the more serious corruption taking place in government - the acceptance of bribes from American company

But the Daily Trumpet editor, Miranda, and chief whip, Griff, have other ideas

Nicola Macdonald: Secretary of State; 30s or 40s
Griff: the chief whip; 40s or 50s
Flavia: journalist for the "Daily Trumpet"; 20s
Stephen Harling: university lecturer; 20s
Miranda: editor of the Daily Trumpet; 30s

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