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Rooftop Theatre Presents - The Country Wife

A fruity Restoration comedy by William Wycherley involving cross dressing and fine china.

Spreading the rumour of your impotency may not seem to be the best strategy to get your wicked way with the opposite sex, but this is exactly how Harry Horner decides to go about things in order to go where no “complete” man is allowed. This is just as Mr Pinchwife is introducing his guileless new country wife to fashionable city society and whose rustic plainness he believes will protect her from the advances of rakish men.

This frantic comedy bursts into life with its wit and innuendo, building layer upon layer of farcical action and situations. Rooftop will present this ribald roller coaster of a play in their characteristically fresh and accessible style in the dramatic surroundings of Ludlow Brewery where they have established a reputation for compelling and immersive theatre.

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This event is held at Ludlow Brewery.  Tickets are £15 / £11 Students

Wed 14 June 7.30pm
The 15 June 7.30pm
Fri 16 June 7.30pm
Sat 17 June 7.30pm
Mon 19 June 7.30pm
Tue 20 June 7.30pm
Wed 21 June 7.30pm
The 22 June 7.30pm

Earlier Event: 14 June
The Handmaiden (18)
Later Event: 14 June
Their Finest (12A)