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The Watch

Played by Rachael Spence, Christopher John Hall & Kirsty Besterman
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  1. I fear we shall outsleep the coming morn as much as we this night have overwatched. (Theseus, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, 5.1.348-9).

O wall, O sweet, O lovely wall

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    You are thought here to be the most senseless and fit man for the constable of the watch, therefore bear you the lantern. This is your charge: you shall comprehend all vagrom men. You are to bid any man stand, in the prince's name. 3.3.22-26

"We will rather sleep than talk"

3.3.37

Title: Masters of the watch

Sex: male

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Hometown: Messina

Job: Night watchmen

Often called: "Neighbour"

The Watch consists of: Verges (a headborough), George Seacoal & Hugh Oatcake.

The watch's general philosophy: "Well, masters, we hear our charge. Let us go sit here upon the church bench till two, and then all to bed." (3.3.86-7)