A Mad World, My Masters

Cast: 3f 14m plus extras, doubling possible

Staging: Multipurpose set

Royalty Free: You do not need to apply for rights to perform this play.

Series: Globe Quartos
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Paperback, 102 pages ISBN: 9781854594099Publication Date:
28 Aug 1998
Size: 208mm x 147mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
First Staged:
This version: Globe Theatre, London 1998

A Mad World, My Masters

By Thomas Middleton

Paperback £10.99£8.79

A masterly satire of London society at the turn of the 17th century, abounding with Middleton's craft and wit. Disjointed and dysfunctional families wrangle and plot, cuckold and gull, 'but women's wit is ever at full moon'.

This edition of Thomas Middleton's play A Mad World, My Master is edited by Nick de Somogyi. It is part of the Globe Quartos series, co-published with Shakespeare's Globe, marking their rediscoveries of forgotten plays by Shakespeare's contemporaries.

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'Middleton runs the comic gamut. He has a talent for double-entendres, jokes about asking a doctor to be patient and strong farcical scenes. Here verbal comedy joins hands with physical comedy in an unpompous way that seems not to have dated'

Independent on Sunday

Cast: 3f 14m plus extras, doubling possible

Staging:Multipurpose set

Royalty Free: You do not need to apply for rights to perform this play.

Series: Globe Quartos
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Paperback, 102 pages ISBN: 9781854594099Publication Date:
28 Aug 1998
Size: 208mm x 147mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)

Also by Thomas Middleton:

The Changeling
Women Beware Women
The Mayor of Queenborough, or Hengist, King of Kent
A New Way to Please You (or The Old Law)
A Chaste Maid in Cheapside
The Roaring Girl

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