CAST AND COSTUMES.
TIME—THE PRESENT DAY.
Sir Marmaduke Pointdextre (an elderly baronet).Modern black velvet, court suit, K.C.B. ribbon and star, black silk stockings, shoes and buckles, court sword.
Alexis (of the Grenadier Guards—his son). Act 1, levee uniform. Act 2, undress uniform.
John Wellington Wells (of J. Wells & Co., family sorcerers). As highly respectable tradesman: black frock coat and waistcoat, grey .
Notary. Wig, Queen's Counsel's gown, bands, knee breeches, silk stockings, shoes and buckles.
Dr. Daly (Vicar of Ploverleigh). As Doctor of Divinity: clerical hat, coat, knee breeches, cloth leggings.
Lady Sangazure (a lady of ancient lineage). Purple velvet robe trimmed with silver. Black lace head dress.
Aline (her daughter, betrothed to Alexis). Act 1, as bride. Act 2, green silk walking dress.
Mrs. Partlet (a pew opener). Black shawl and dress, close satin cottage bonnet, widow's cap.
Constance (her daughter). As charity girl: slate colored merino dress, white calico cape and apron, white cap, yellow stockings, leather shoes, steel buckles.
Gentlemen of the Chorus. White smock frocks, colored ties, tall hats, corduroy breeches, grey stockings, ankle boots.
Ladies of the Chorus. Modern peasant dresses, muslin capes and aprons, striped stockings, leather shoes.
Act I.—Grounds of Sir Marmaduke's mansion.
(Half an hour is supposed to elapse between Acts I. and II.)ACT II.—Market place of Ploverleigh.