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:

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

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