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:

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

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