The Custom of the Country
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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Also by Nicholas Wright:

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

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