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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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Beaux Stratagem
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Beaux Stratagem

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

George Farquhar
 

A pair of London gentlemen pose as a Lord and his servant in order to procure one handsome dowry to split between them. While Aimwell, the 'Lord' works on the affections of Lady Bountiful's daughter Dorinda, his 'servant' Archer makes his bid for her son's wife.

Edited and introduced bySimon Trussler.






Cast : 11M, 5F
Nick Hern Books | 978-1-85459-154-8 | Sales rights: Australia/NZ | PB
Recruiting Officer, The
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Recruiting Officer, The

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

George Farquhar
 

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