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

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