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:

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

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