The Rivals

Cast: 4f 8m

Staging: Flexible staging

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

Series: Drama Classics
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Paperback, 128 pages ISBN: 9781854590992Publication Date:
21 Apr 1994
Size: 160mm x 105mm£4.50 £3.60You save £0.90 (20%)
First Staged:
C. 1775

The Rivals

By Richard Brinsley Sheridan

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Lydia Languish, a young woman from a good family, holds on to an impossible romantic ideal of love, and resolves only to marry a pauper. So Jack Absolute pretends to be a poor soldier in order to win her hand. Meanwhile, Jack's father is attempting to procure the match through the proper channel of Lydia's guardian, and Jack becomes a rival to himself, before he is finally challenged to duels by rival suitors in both his identities...

The Rivals is a set text for AQA GCSE English Language and Literature and EdExcel A/AS-Level English Literature.

Edited and introduced by Colin Counsell.

Cast: 4f 8m

Staging:Flexible staging

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

Series: Drama Classics
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Paperback, 128 pages ISBN: 9781854590992Publication Date:
21 Apr 1994
Size: 160mm x 105mm£4.50 £3.60You save £0.90 (20%)

Also by Richard Brinsley Sheridan:

The School for Scandal

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