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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

Jean Marsh, Michael Jayston, Arthur Bostrom, Kate O'Mara, Maria Miles, Stash Kirkbride, Mark Noble, Mark Healy, Antony Howes, Mirands Floy, Tom Ewen, Tamarin Fountain, Nicholas Osmond, Gary Richards, Melody Schroeder

Creatives/Company

Author: Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Director: Knight Mantell
Design: Dickon O'Mara
Lighting: Dickon O'Mara
Sound: Steve Allan Jones
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The Rivals

The Rivals (Play) production archive for QTIX code T1063016828. Details of all The Rivals archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S4775

Archive Listings

1 Oct 02
to
5 Oct 02
Theatre Royal
Norwich
Norfolk
23 Sep 02
to
28 Sep 02
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre
Guildford
Surrey
16 Sep 02
to
21 Sep 02
Arts Theatre
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
9 Sep 02
to
14 Sep 02
Alexandra Theatre
Birmingham
West Midlands
2 Sep 02
to
7 Sep 02
Alhambra Theatre
Bradford
West Yorkshire
26 Aug 02
to
31 Aug 02
Eden Court Theatre
Inverness
Highlands
19 Aug 02
to
24 Aug 02
His Majesty's Theatre
Aberdeen
Aberdeen
6 Aug 02
to
17 Aug 02
Theatre Royal
Windsor
Berkshire

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