Elizabeth turns back to the window and starts to cry her body convulses. She burst outELIZABETHDO YOU KNOW WHAT IT IS LIKE TO LOSE A, CHILD! Hmm IT
YOU.EVERY SECOND OF EVERY DAY IT
YOU! I KISSED MY CHILDAWAKE EVERY DAY FOR 12 YEARS IN THAT BED, NOW THERE IS ONLYDUST! EVERY TABLE I LAY FOR TEA I EXPECT HER TO WALK RIGHTTHROUGH THAT DOOR! She would smile at me, in a such a way, a way like she wassafe in my arms, she was complete in my arms. Everytime I think of that smile, I feel I havelet. Her. Down...I will never accept that she is dead, even if I hold that dead child in myarms, I will never think she is dead. I will search that moor till I am grey and crooked, till Ican no longer breath that thick air...I will search for that smile Mr. Worthy, and I will findit.During this monologue Richard had been listening at thestaring through the door. Getting more and moreconcerned.RICHARDElizabeth.ELIZABETH(still in a fit of tears, at the voice she attemptsto regain herself)Hmm?RICHARDDo you not think it was time you went to bed?ELIZABETHWhat? I am not your,
Richard, you may not just send me to bed whenever youwant?! You don’t even care do you?!Elizabeth squares up to Richard who looks shocked butimmensely angry and just stares in her eyes. Her lifts hishand slowly in the silence and brings it down on her facewith a big gust of force. Elizabeth freezes her handclutching her cheek just staring over his shoulder. Richard pulls her hand away and strikes her again. The wholescene is tense and awkward with Daniel watching out of the door frame. Richard gestures to the bedroom andElizabeth runs clutching her cheek. Richard steps intoDaniels room.3.