VenueThe Hope Theatre
TownInner London
CountyGreater London
Date From5th September 2017
Date To23rd September 2017
WhenTue-Sat 19:45
What's OnV0719079091

The Provoked Wife

The Provoked WifeT0170938711
Or the Provok'd Wife, written in 1697. The young and beautiful Lady Brute is married to the boorish Sir John. Both married for their own ends - she for his money and he to get her into bed. The result is a most miserable match, driving him to drink and her to thoughts of infidelity. Encouraged by her niece, Belinda, and tirelessly pursued by Constant, her would-be lover, Lady Brute is torn between her conscience and her desire. Meanwhile, Constant's best friend, the cynical Heartfree, is forced to question his lifelong aversion to love. Things leap from one crisis, to another with the interference of the vain Lady Fancyfull and her meddling French maid, Mademoiselle. Plot and cross-plot delightfully collide in this classic comedy of the sexes.
Author John Vanbrugh

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Production details


Company Marooned Theatre
Director Hannah Boland Moore
Producer Anita Creed (for Marooned Theatre)
Performer Sophie Alexandar (Mademoiselle)
Performer Claudia Campbell (Belinda)
Performer Conor Cook (Lovewell)
Performer Meg Coombs (Lady Brute)
Performer Tim Gibson (Heartfree)
Performer Wil Hearle (Constant)
Performer Will Kelly (Sir John Brute)
Performer Jessie Lilley (Lady Fanciful)

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