A Husband and Wife Divided By the English-Irish Conflict in The Clearing
Helen Edmundson's historic drama The Clearing is a story of romance, passion and treachery in 17th century England. Oliver Cromwell is in power and is bringing down the hammer on Irish and Scottish Catholics. Neighbor is pitted against neighbor and English landowner Robert Preston finds himself standing in opposition to his Irish wife, Madeline. Caught between his ardent love for his wife and the comforts of his position as a landowner, he chooses comfort. Determined to save an Irish serving girl who's been taken to be sold into slavery in America, Madeline sets out on her own along with her child, abandoned to her fate by the man she loves.
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The last date listed for The Clearing was Sunday February 2, 2014 / 3:00pm.
This show is recommended for ages 14 and over.