Tears of Blood is a parody of a Victorian melodrama. The action takes place in the home of Lord and Lady Marmaduke. Belle, the milk girl, is brought home by Algernon, the second-oldest son. He plans to marry her. Lady Marmaduke plots with the villain, Sir Darkly Threatening, to murder a family member and cast the blame upon Belle. Belle and the heroic Algernon struggle against Lady and Sir Darkly to clear their names.
- Musical Melodrama or Theatre Restaurant
- 90 minutes
- 2 female, 3 male
- Australian Script Centre