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George Bernard Shaw's biting satire on puritanism, set during the American Revolution.
Stars Tony Church and James Laurenson.
George Bernard Shaw's play is set in America during the American Revolution.
But the battle is not the only struggle.
George Bernard Shaw's play is set during the American War of Independence, in 1777.
Richard is the self-confessed Devil's Disciple, the rebellious rascal of a highly religious family who want nothing to do with him.
However, as the British take charge of Richard's town and events unfold, Richards shows that he has more integrity than he gives himself credit for.
This dramatisation was first heard in 1976 to mark the 200th anniversary of the American Declaration of Independence.
George Bernard Shaw's play is set in America during the time of the American Revolution.
But the battle for independence is not the only struggle.
Starring: Keith Michell/Max Adrian.
To mark the 50th anniversary of the death of George Bernard Shaw, Martin Jenkins directs a performance of Shaw's paradoxical masterpiece `The Devil's Disciple', set against the background of the American War of Independence.
Cast includes Shirley Knight (Mrs Dudgeon), Melissa Greenspan (Essie), Paul Gutrecht (Christy), Stacy Keach (The Rev Anderson), Cindy Katz (Judith Anderson), Norman Lloyd (Lawyer Hawkins), Frank Muller (Uncle Titus), John Chardiet (Uncle William), Carolyn Seymour (Mrs W Dudgeon), Jane Carr (Mrs T Dudgeon), Tate Donovan (Richard Dudgeon), and Kenneth Danziger (Sergeant).
George Bernard Shaw's paradoxical masterpiece, performed by a cast of British and American actors, is set against the background of the American War of Independence.