He is rich Englishman. He is 29 years old.
He is well-educated and intelligent .
He does not believe in working for a living because he
is comfortable with his inheritance and social status.
He is fun-loving and adventurous
He is kind and compassionate
He agrees to impersonate Rudolf the Fifth to help him save his
He is a man of honour.
He falls in love with Flavia but sacrifices his love for the sake
of the King.
He is a brave warrior who risks his life to rescue the King.
He is True and loyal to the Princess and keeps his promise of
being the ‘Queen
King Rudolf the Fifth
He's the king of Ruritania
who loves good wine and hunting
He's not respected by many of his people as he is always
He's Carefree and humorous .
He laughs loudly and easily .
He's kidnapped and imprisoned by his brother, Duke Michael.
He's Saved by Rudolf and regains his throne
He becomes a more responsible King after his traumatic
He marries Princess Flavia.
He's short and with a grey moustache
He has small blue eyes.
He's the King’s chief adviser.
He's firm but kind
He is wise , intelligent, shrewd, meticulous and careful.
He's dutiful, loyal and faithful to King Rudolf.
He persuades Rudolf to impersonate the King to save his throne.
He helps and guides Rudolf in all his formal duties.
He's brave warrior and would not hesitate to sacrifice his life
for the King
He believes in fate as he believes it is fates that has
sent Rudolf to save the King.
He reminds Rudolf not to be swept by love and honour and duty
must surpass personal love
She is a beautiful princess who is engaged to the King.
She is sweet and caring.
She is a cousin to King Rudolf the Fifth.
She is observant and She notices some differences between Rudolf
Rassendyll and King Rudolf .
She does not know that Rudolf Rassendyll is an
She falls in love with Rudolf Rassendyll.
She worries about Rudolf’s safety and welfare.
She will not hesitate to go to Rudolf when she hears that
he is ill or in trouble.
She marries the King and becomes the queen of Ruritania.
She sacrifices her love for Rudolf for the sake of her country.
She Still remembers Rudolf and leaves him a
He is known as Black Michael because of his black hair.
He is half-brother of Rudolf the Fifth.
He is the Duke of Strelsau in Ruritania.
He spends a lot of time with the people.
He is popular and many people want him to be King.
He ambitious, scheming, cunning, wicked, evil and cruel
He kidnapped King Rudolf with the intention of killing him.
He has loyal supporters especially his devoted ‘Famous Six ’.
He falls in love with
Princess Flavia and wants to marry her.
He is killed by Rupert of Hentzau who is determined
to win Antoinette’s love.
Antoinette is in love with the Duke who does not love her.
He is the king’s (Rudolf ) right-hand man
He is thin and dark.
He is a loyal friend and advisor to the King
He is helps Rudolf in his role as an impersonator.
He is helps Colonel Sapt to rescue the King
He is and quieter than Colonel Sapt.
He is brave and daring in the rescue mission to save
He loves Countess Helga and
Rudolf spends a happy week in his house outside of Ruritania
once a year.
He brings a rose from the queen for Rudolf and similarly brings a
rose from Rudolf to the queen once a year.
She is beautiful, tall and dark French widow.
She is about 30 years old and is deeply in love with the
She is determined because she tries to find a way to stop
Duke Michael from becoming Kingand therefore marrying Princess Flavia.
She is aware of Duke’s wickedness and evil scheme to kill the
She betrays the Duke when she informs Rudolf of the Duke’s plan to
kill the king
She helps Rudolf to escape from his enemies.
She is not interested in Rupert who loves her.
She chooses to live alone in Paris
to grieve for the Duke.
The ‘Famous Six’
These are the personal
bodyguards of the Duke .
They are fearless,
ruthless, cruel and will not hesitate to kill.
They consist of
three Ruritanians and three foreigners.
They are involved in the
kidnapping of the King.
Three of them guard the
King and three follows the Duke wherever he goes.
The Six are
1) De Gautet -> French 2) Bersonin -> Belgian
3) Detchard ->
of Hentzau (leader) -> Ruritanian