Esca was an ardent hunter and belonged to a club in eastern Ontario. He was an even more ardent fisherman and was the go-to person for all the best angling spots on Big Rideau Lake.
Canadian Rajah has been published by Scirocco and is available thru bookstores or directly from the publisher – http://www.jgshillingford.com
The new edition includes a forward, afterward and special notes from Esca Brooke Daykin’s granddaughter, Joan Brown.
Photography by Domenico Menicucci & Amanda Duff
On behalf of the Canadian Rajah Collective we wish to extend our deepest gratitude to audience members who attended the World Premiere of Dave Carley’s new play: CANADIAN RAJAH.
Thank you for supporting independent theatre in Toronto, and for your interest in the incredible – and TRUE – story of Esca Brooke.
Please check back to this website often for updates on the future presentations of Dave Carley’s masterpiece production.
Vince Deiulis – Producer, Canadian Rajah
After nearly twenty years of research, writing, non-writing, avoiding, re-researching, immersing and emerging with a script… finally, the story of Esca Brooke is about to be told.
Welcome to one of the most rewarding projects of my life.
– Dave Carley, Playwright – Canadian Rajah