The Desert Song
25 – 30 September 1978, Civic Theatre Chelmsford
Based on the 1925 uprising in Morocco of the Riffs and the stories of Lawrence of Arabia this evocative tale follow the French General Birabeau who has been sent to root out and destroy the Riffs. The mysterious “Red Shadow” is the leader of the Riffs and Frenchman. Young Margot is desperately in love with Red Shadow and when he learns this he kidnaps and declares his love. With mistaken identity in the style of The Scarlet Pimpernel will love prevail in the desert?