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...Hywel Bennett, Alan Badel, Nigel Hawthorne and John Gielgud star in Sheridan's clever farce on the pretensions of the theatrical world. The Critic: or, a Tragedy Rehearsed is a political and literary satire, following in the vein of George...
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...Beware the gossips! Lady Sneerwell and her hireling Snake are certainly up to no good in this timeless send-up of hypocritical manners. Thanks to their scandal-mongering, the comely Lady Teazle must fend off the slanderous barbs that have...
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...Romantic havoc ensues in the town of Bath when Sir Anthony arrives to arrange the marriage of his son Captain Jack Absolute to the wealthy Lydia Languish. Jack and Lydia are already in love, but because of Lydia’s obsession with romantic...
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...In this classic comedy of manners, two young men set out to woo the alluring and upper-crust Kate and Constance. But is anybody in this rural estate ruly who they seem? Bawdy hijinks and popped pretensions are the hallmarks of this romping...
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...Age recommendation: 12+ Recorded through National Theatre Live on 29th March, 2012. Hardcastle, a man of substance, looks forward to acquainting his daughter with his old pal's son, with a view to marriage. But thanks to playboy Lumpkin...
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...The School for Scandal was written by Richard Brinsley Sheridan, with a prologue by the famous actor David Garrick, and was first performed in 1777.It's the story of two brothers, one apparently a model citizen, the other a dissolute...

The Rivals

Edited by

Tiffany Stern

~playauthor~Written by~ Richard Brinsley Sheridan , Tiffany Stern ~playauthor~Edited by~ Tiffany Stern

Methuen Drama, 2004

New Mermaids

Playtext

Acts: 5, Scenes: 15, Roles: Total (12), Female (4), Male (8), Unassigned (0)

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...The Rivals is a witty, pleasant and satirical comedy about love and foolishness. Lydia Languish, whose view on life is shaped entirely by the romantic novels she reads, has fallen in love with a penniless soldier, Ensign...

John Philip Kemble

Garrick, Kemble, Siddons, Kean Volume II : Great Shakespeareans

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2010

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...The Memory of Kemble Of all the major Shakespearean actor-managers of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, John Philip Kemble may have come the closest to being completely forgotten. If for nothing else, Edmund Kean is famous...

She Stoops to Conquer

Written by

Oliver Goldsmith

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James Ogden

Edited by

James Ogden

~playauthor~Written by~ Oliver Goldsmith , James Ogden ~playauthor~Edited by~ James Ogden

Methuen Drama, 2003

New Mermaids

Playtext

Acts: 5, Scenes: 8, Roles: Total (10), Female (4), Male (6), Unassigned (0)

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...Populated by a sweep of brilliant comic characters, She Stoops to Conquer is a spirited comedy of mischief and misunderstanding, as the gallant Marlow mistakes his intended well-born bride for a barmaid. Young Marlow...

David Garrick

Peter Holland

Peter Holland holds the McMeel Family Chair in Shakespeare Studies in the Department of Film, Television and Theatre and is Associate Dean for the Arts at the University of Notre Dame. He was formerly Director of the Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon and is editor of Shakespeare Survey and co-general editor of the Oxford Shakespeare Topics series. Peter Holland is McMeel Family Chair in Shakespeare Studies at the University of Notre Dame, US.A Peter Holland is the McMeel Family Chair in Shakespeare Studies and the Associate Dean for the Arts at the University of Notre Dame, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Garrick, Kemble, Siddons, Kean Volume II : Great Shakespeareans

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2010

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...Statues There are many well-known events with which my consideration of Shakespeare and David Garrick might begin: with the extraordinary impact of Garrick’s first performances in Shakespeare roles in London in 1741, for example...