Cottage near Lewes. Early morning. Sound of an larm watch. Frederick already woken up, moving on stage. A door in the middle of the stage to represant the cellar door. He knocks on the door. Frederick:, Please get up! Waits, open the door and goes in the cellar, onto the other part of the stage with Miranda’s bag. Light goes on. Miranda sitting on an arm chair, staring at Frederick. Frederick: I hope you slept well. Miranda: Where is this? Who are you? Why have you brought me here?
Frederick: I can’t tell you. Miranda: I demand to be released at once! This is monstrous! Get out of the way. I’m going to leave. Get out of the way. Frederick: You can’t go yet. Please don’t oblige me to use force again. Miranda: I don’t know who you think I am. If you think I’m somebody’s rich daughter and you’re going to get a huge ransom, you’ve got a shock coming.
Frederick: I know who you are. It’s not money. , , , Miranda: And don’t I know who you are? Town Hall Annex. Frederick: I don’t know what you mean. Miranda: You’ve got a moustache. You’re photo was on the newspaper. Frederick: I am only obeing orders. Miranda: Orders? Whose orders? Frederick: I can’t tell you.Order now