The Persons of the Play & The Scenes of the Play
 
THE PERSONS OF THE PLAY

 THE EARL OF CAVERSHAM, K.G.
 VISCOUNT GORING, his Son
 SIR ROBERT CHILTERN, Bart., Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairs
 VICOMTE DE NANJAC, Attache at the French Embassy in London
 MR. MONTFORD
 MASON, Butler to Sir Robert Chiltern
 PHIPPS, Lord Goring's Servant
 JAMES   }
 HAROLD  } Footmen
 LADY CHILTERN
 LADY MARKBY
 THE COUNTESS OF BASILDON
 MRS. MARCHMONT
 MISS MABEL CHILTERN, Sir Robert Chiltern's Sister
 MRS. CHEVELEY


THE SCENES OF THE PLAY


 ACT I.  The Octagon Room in Sir Robert Chiltern's House in Grosvenor
 Square.
 ACT II.  Morning-room in Sir Robert Chiltern's House.
 ACT III.  The Library of Lord Goring's House in Curzon Street.
 ACT IV.  Same as Act II.

TIME: The Present
PLACE: London.

The action of the play is completed within twenty-four hours.