Love in a Maze archiveA 19th century romantic comedy. The Adoring Sir Abel Buckethorne has, since their birth, groomed his nephew and niece for marriage. They marry each other as per his wishes only to find that they aren't sure that's what they want. Following the marriage ceremony they are confronted by Lord Minever who has desires upon the new bride. His plan to annul the marriage creates havoc. Meanwhile Sir Abel's close friend Tony Nettletop comes face to face with the love of his life Lady Aurora Fullalove who twelve years previously married another leaving him distraught. Add to this Faith, the lady's maid, who has discovered her previous love, Mopus in the service of Tony Nettletop and there are plenty of revelations when they all meet in the maze.


Author: Dion Boucicault
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Archive listings for Love in a Maze

Work type: Play.


Sponsored by Scottish CourageProducer The Watermill. Director Timothy Sheader. Design Philip Whitcomb. Lighting Oliver Febwick. Performer Eileen Batty (Lady Aurora Fullalove). Performer Robert Benfield (Tony Nettletop). Performer Cate Debenham Taylor (Mrs Buckethorne). Performer Nick Caldecott (Lord Minever). Performer Claire Carrie (Faith). Performer Sam Dastor (Sir Abel Buckethorne). Performer Paul Harvard (Mopus). Performer Martin Hutson (Colonel Buckethorne).
5 Jun 02 to 27 Jul 02The Watermill Theatre, Newbury :: V733
listing details L711581272

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