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Recruiting Officer, The  

Drama Classics: The World's Great Plays at a Great Little Price

Recruiting Officer, The $12.72 ex GST
$13.99 inc GST

A Restoration Comedy with a real heart and soul. Captain Plume arrives in Shrewsbury to recruit new soldiers. He falls for Sylvia - against her father's wishes. Rather than be sent away, Sylvia disguises herself as a man and so learns more about Plume than he would really like.

Edited and introduced by Simon Trussler.

Cast : 13M, 4F + extras

Nick Hern Books | 978-1-85459-340-5 | Sales rights: Australia/NZ | PB


George Farquhar  (1677  – 1707) was an  Irish  dramatist . He is noted for his contributions to late  Restoration comedy , particularly for his plays  The Recruiting Officer  (1706) and  The Beaux' Stratagem  (1707)

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