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The Rivals archiveRestoration comedy about social morals and hypocrisy. Mrs Malaprop, the infamous Queen of the Dictionary, is horrified. Her niece, the rich and beautiful Lydia Languish, is in love and wants to marry the penniless Ensign Beverley. Outraged, Mrs Malaprop demands that Lydia marry the eligible and dashing Captain Absolute who has arrived in Bath to court her. Little do they both know that the Ensign and the Captain are one and the same man...What follows is a delightful tangle of romance, fury and deception, making The Rivals one of the funniest and best loved comedies in the English language.

Cast/Performers

Penelope Keith (Mrs Malaprop), Peter Bowles

Creatives/Company

Author: Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Producer: Theatre Royal Bath
Director: Peter Hall
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The Rivals

The Rivals (Play) production archive for QTIX code T0857805325. Details of all The Rivals archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S4775

Archive Listings

10 Nov 10
to
26 Feb 11
Theatre Royal Haymarket
West End
Greater London
1 Nov 10
to
6 Nov 10
Chichester Festival Theatre
Chichester
West Sussex
25 Oct 10
to
30 Oct 10
Malvern Theatres
Malvern
Worcestershire
18 Oct 10
to
23 Oct 10
Theatre Royal
Brighton
East Sussex
11 Oct 10
to
16 Oct 10
Theatre Royal
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
4 Oct 10
to
9 Oct 10
Arts Theatre
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
27 Sep 10
to
2 Oct 10
Theatre Royal
Norwich
Norfolk
20 Sep 10
to
25 Sep 10
Richmond Theatre
Outer London
Greater London
7 Sep 10
to
18 Sep 10
Theatre Royal
Bath
Bath & North East Somerset

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