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Issue Details: First known date: 1936... 1936 The Dover Treaty
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'This historical play is based on the incident of the selling of England to France through the weakness of Charles the Second, who, infatuated with Louisa de Queroualle, the Maid of Honour to Henrietta, the Duchess of Orleans, who brought the Treaty to England, signs the Treaty, through which Louis the Fourteenth of France promised to support Charles against his Parliament. Fortunately, this deed was never called into effect, and thus was never made public during the lifetime of the King, a copy of the Infamous bargain being discovered long after the death of Charles, where it had been filed in the archives in Paris.'


'The Dover Treaty', Sunday Mail [Brisbane], 15 November 1936, p.10.

Production Details

  • Broadcast on 4BK and 4AK in Brisbane on 15 November 1936, from 7:30pm.

    Broadcast on 2GB from 8pm on 6 December 1936.

    Performed by the B.S.A. Players.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

      1936 .
      Series: y E.V. Timms' Dramas Sydney : 2GB , 1936 7587116 1936 series - publisher radio play

      The name under which the BSA Players broadcast a weekly radio drama by E.V. Timms.

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