The Custom of the Country

Cast: 3f 10m

Staging: 7 interior, 2 exterior sets

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Published in volume Nicholas Wright: Five Plays
First Staged:
Royal Shakespeare Company, 1983

The Custom of the Country

By Nicholas Wright
Published in volume Nicholas Wright: Five Plays

Nicholas Wright's early play The Custom of the Country transposes John Fletcher and Philip Massinger's bawdy Jacobean drama to 1890s Johannesburg.

It was premiered by the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1983.

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City Limits

Cast: 3f 10m

Staging:7 interior, 2 exterior sets

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Published in volume Nicholas Wright: Five Plays

Also by Nicholas Wright:

Travelling Light
The Reporter
His Dark Materials (stage version)
The Slaves of Solitude (stage version)
The Last of the Duchess
8 Hotels
Regeneration (stage version)
John Gabriel Borkman
Three Sisters (Chekhov/Wright)
Vincent in Brixton
Lulu
Treetops
The Desert Air
Nicholas Wright: Five Plays
One Fine Day
Cressida
Rattigan's Nijinsky
Mrs Klein
Naked
Thérèse Raquin (Zola/Wright)

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