The Custom of the Country
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:

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

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