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The Fantastic Follies of Mrs Rich archiveMrs Rich, a wealthy widow, aspires to rub shoulders with the great and good and perhaps even gain a title. Unfortunately, she's not the only one after Sir John Roverhead! Unlike Aphra Behn, a fellow female playwright from the late 1600s, Mary Pix has been almost lost to history. But like Behn's The Rover, a sell-out success in early 2017, Pix's comedy of manners combines mischief-making and mind-bending plot twists with a sharp satirical and distinctly female wit. Her colourful cast of characters dupe and dissemble as the intrigue builds. Will Mrs Rich ever squeeze her way into high society?
Performers Jeff Alexander (Coachman), Aretha Ayeh (Lucinda), Daisy Badger (Lady Landsworth), Greg Barnett (Belvoir), Graeme Brookes (Footman), Will Brown (Jack), Hayley Considine (Governess), Laura Elsworthy (Betty), Sandy Foster (Mrs Trickwell), Ashley Gayle (Footman), Amanda Hadingue (Toni), Richard Hurst (Footman), Solomon Israel (Younger Clerimont), Emily Johnstone (Maid), Susan Salmon (Lady la Basset), Sadie Shimmin (Mrs Fidget), Michael Simkins (Mr Rich), Sophie Stanton (Mrs Rich), Jessica Turner (Mrs Clerimont), Tam Williams (Sir John Roverhead), Leo Wringer (Elder Clerimont).
Author Mary Pix. Company Royal Shakespeare Company. Director Jo Davies. Design Colin Richmond. Lighting Anna Watson. Music Grant Olding. Sound Carolyn Downing.

The Fantastic Follies of Mrs Rich

The Fantastic Follies of Mrs Rich (Play) production archive for QTIX code T1641221556. Details of all The Fantastic Follies of Mrs Rich archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S01780150433

Archive Listings

23 Mar 18
to
14 Jun 18
Swan Theatre
Stratford-Upon-Avon
Warwickshire

User Reviews

Ruth (13May18): Amazing fun, cast, diction,and singing. Aust if you are feeling low! Hope it tours as would love to see it again and take family.

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