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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:

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

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