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:

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

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