The Provoked Wife

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20041212

By John Vanburgh.

Adapted by Jim Poyser.

'What cloying meat is love when matrimony's the sauce to it?' A gloriously outspoken 18th century comedy of sex, marriage, debauchery and revenge.

Restoration comedy at its finest.

Sir John Brute....Dave Hill

Lady Fanciful....Josie Lawrence

Constant....Tom Mannion

Lady Brute....Saskia Reeves

Heartfree....Julian Rhind-tutt

Belinda....Sarah Smart

Claudette....Tonia Chauvet

Rasor/Colonel Bully....David Crellin

Lord Rake/Justice....Alexander Delamere