The Equerry is setting the scene for the play. He gives the
Start: Every Tuesday, at approximately 6.30pm, the Queen of the United Kingdom has a private audience with her Prime Minister. It is not an obligation.
End: One drawback to the yellow is that it stains more easily, and the chairs have needed several refreshments. According to household records, they were last re-upholstered in a yellow that almost matched the original on 13th January 1995.
For full extended monologue, see:
Peter Morgan. The Audience. London: Faber and Faber, 2013, p.14.
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