Posts Tagged ‘Susannah Fielding’

Review of William Wycherley’s “The Country Wife” (LINKED) (1675) at Chichester Minerva Theatre. The play has been described as “the greatest farce in English” as well as “the filthiest and bawdiest classic English play.” This version takes place in modern Soho with a stellar cast, with Susannah Fielding as “the country wife”.


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Follow link to review of The Beaux Stratagem by George Farquhar (1707) at The National Theatre in London. Two of our favorite actors, Susannah Fielding as Mrs Sullen, and Pearce Quigley as Scrub the butler. Beaux-Stratagem

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Review of The Merchant of Venice in Rupert Goold’s Almeida Theatre production. This is high-concept Shakespeare set in a Las Vegas casino with an Elvis impersonator as Lancelot Gobbo, and a TV dating show to choose Portia’s suitors. Non-stop entertainment. Portia and Nerissa (illustrated) are Texan.

King Charles III

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