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

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