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:

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

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