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GEORGE: Good heavens, how awful. Who's Eddie?
Eddie. Edwin. You have to go on for him.
GEORGE: I've never heard of Checkmate.
George, get into costume. We have fifteen minutes.
GEORGE: But where is the dressing room?
George, you're not amusing. It's that way. And give me those. I'll soak them for you.
SARAH: I've brought you a custard, Thomas.
Mother's brought you some custard, father.
GEORGE: Oh my gosh, I've got to get out of here.
He's over here. And he'll never give in to the King.
GEORGE: On for him.
Well, he can't go on. He's been in a car accident.
HENRY: Oh. Well if Meg knows you're here it must be all right I suppose. It's not my affair. I'm late enough already.
Ten minutes, everybody. The call is ten minutes.
GEORGE: Please don't soak them.
Don't tell me my job. Now go get changed. The call is five minutes. Five minutes, everyone. Five minutes. Places.
GEORGE: Yes, thank you.
Oh father, if you don't give in to King Henry, they're going to cut your head off.
GEORGE: Line! Line!
You turn to the executioner and say, "Friend, be not afraid of your office. You send me to God."
GEORGE: Oh, I'm sorry. I don't know how I got here.
Oh, thank goodness your're here. I've been calling you.
GEORGE: Yes I understand that part. But what do you mean "go on for him"?
You play the part. Now I know you haven't had a chance to rehearse it exactly, but presumably you know your lines, and you've certainly seen it enough.
GEORGE: I don't understand. Do I know you?
George, we don't have time for this kind of joshing. Half-hour.
SARAH: Did it? Did it? Did it? Did it?
My, this balcony looks dusty. I think I'll just clean it up a little.
GEORGE: Pardon?
An awful thing has happened. Eddie's been in a car accident, and you'll have to go on for him.
GEORGE: I don't understand. Do I know you?
George, we don't have time for this kind of joshing. Half-hour.
GEORGE: I better go home. (Takes off his pants.) Oh dear, I didn't mean to do that.
George stop that. Go into the dressing room to change. Really, you keep this up and we'll bring you up on charges.
GEORGE: What does he mean the executioner will play himself?
Oh father, why have they locked you up in this dreadful dungeon, it's more than I can bear.
GEORGE: No, no, I might. Quick, is this all about Anne Boleyn and everything?
Yes, and you won't give in because you believe in the Catholic Church and the infallibility of the Pope and the everlasting life of the soul.
GEORGE: . . . I think it's fine if the King marries Anne Boleyn. I just want to wake up.
Oh don't deny God, father, just to spare our feelings. Mother and I are willing to have you dead if it's a question of principle.
GEORGE: I don't like that line. Give me another.
That's the line in the script, George. Say it.
GEORGE: I don't want to.
Say it.
GEORGE: Friend be not afraid of your office. You send me . . . Extraordinary how potent cheap music is.
That's not the line.
GEORGE: Women should be struck regularly like gongs.
George, say the line right.
GEORGE: . . . So perhaps I should get it over with.
Say the proper line, George.
SARAH: Good-bye, Hamlet.
Good-bye, George.