Ned Kynaston is a 17th century English actor made famous by playing
START: Kynaston: Damn! Betterton: What? Knyaston: It’s not working!
Betterton: What do you mean, not “working”? I’m trying to get through to the end and they’re shouting “Kynaston! Kynaston!” Haven’t even finished the show in three fucking weeks!
END: Villiars: Mr. Kynaston, if you insist on something more graphic, show a tit, the King won’t complain. Kynaston: And how would you suggest I do that? Villiars: Surprise me.
Hatcher, Jeffrey, Compleat Female Stage Beauty, Samuel French, 1999. Pp. 14-15.
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