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Performance

VenuePlayhouse
Other spaces: Salberg Studio
TownSalisbury
CountyWiltshire
From31st October 2013
To23rd November 2013
What is currently on at Playhouse (V923)

The Recruiting Officer

T01002742597
'Unless we could make ourselves some pleasure amidst the pain, no mortal man would be able to bear it.' It's with the promise of money, glory and adventure that Captain Plume is recruiting the men of Shrewsbury for the King's army. He's also determined to make a conquest of Sylvia, but as she's now an heiress she can afford to put him to the test. All the while, the scheming Melinda is toying with the affections of Captain Brazen and the gentleman Mr Worthy. From military manoeuvring to sexual strategies, Farquhar's triumphant The Recruiting Officer, written in 1706, is an unashamed celebration of love, lustiness and victory in battle and in the bedroom.
Author George Farquhar


Archive :: production:T01002742597, play:S4733, venue:V923

Production details

Special Performances


  • 20 Nov 13 Sign Interpreted
  • 21 Nov 13 Audio Described

Company

Producer Salisbury Playhouse
Corporate Sponsor Frank Brenan
Corporate Sponsor Elizabeth Brenan
Director Gareth Machin
Design Tom Rogers
Music Kate Edgar
Lighting Richard Howell
Performer Babou Ceesay
Performer David Charles
Performer Jennifer Kirby
Performer Samuel Martin
Performer Michael Mears
Performer David Partridge
Performer Gemma Soul
Performer Samantha Sutherland
Performer Jem Wall
Performer Emma Williams

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