The Private Secretary is a 1883 farce in three acts, by Charles Hawtrey. The play, adapted from a German original, depicts the vicissitudes of a mild young clergyman, innocently caught up in the machinations of two irresponsible young men who are bent on escaping their creditors.
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Set in London in 1880, Summer Devon’s historical romance focuses on a young Oxford dropout down on his luck, and an arrogant older man whose bark is worse than his bite. Ezra Seton finds himself the private secretary to Ambrose MacBean, an eccentric autodidact who lives with his handsome rake of a cousin, Robert Demme.