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Following the success of their Shakespearean productions The Comedy of Errors (1999) “fizzed with vitality & mischief” (S.Wales Argus)" 'twas excellent well done” (Derbyshire Times) “brilliant, inventive, fast moving and funny” (Buxton Festival Fringe Review) and The Two Gentlemen of Verona (1998) ”one of the best shows around” (The Stage) both directed by James Reynard, Rain or Shine' millennium production was Sheridan’s classic C18th comedy...
Performed with a cast of 10 actors in period costume, it brimmed with false identities, romantic entanglements, and parental disapproval. Satirising C18th pretensions and sentimentality the play featured larger than life characters including the immortal Mrs Malaprop “with her select words so ingeniously misapplied, without being mispronounced.” thus coining a new word for the English language - Malapropism

 

 

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