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)

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)

Published in volume Nicholas Wright: Five Plays

Also by Nicholas Wright:

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

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