ToddHW wrote: ↑
July 9th, 2019, 11:10 am
Stage directions in MW for PL.
excellent narration and wow, that was a lot
I was suprised that the narrator is quite funny at times, gives the whole play a light-hearted note.
Just wondering whether you really want to insert the dramatis personae in each act
That way we need to say some readers two or three times, instead of just once at the beginning.
Anyway, Act 4
is already PL ok
, for the other three I have a few comments:
> at 0:42
: (in the dedication): “You
have made 17, Gough Square” – you say “I
> at 11:24
: (p. 7) “a young man with a tip
ted nose” – I think I hear “till
> at 1:19
did not have any lines, so we probably won’t need him in the voice credits
> at 9:35
: (p. 61) “Dr.
Johnson” – only here you call him “Mister
> at 2:13
: (p. 70) “Servant leaves the room.” “(Dr. Johnson
,) speaking to himself” – I would insert “Dr Johnson” here, because otherwise it sounds as if the servant was speaking to himself
> at about 3:48
: (p. 74): missed line: “Mr. Boswell enters
An extremely funny incident I have to mention: in the scene where Mrs Thrale signs the contract, it's mentioned only after
the signing that she "stops pouring tea": I marvel how she could sign while
Really looking forward to hearing all this assembled.