By William Wycherley.
Considered too obscene to be staged in its original form for nearly 200 years, William Wycherley's raunchy Restoration comedy tells the tale of Mr Horner - a notorious rake who spreads the false rumour that he is impotent in order to gain free access to other men's wives.
Mrs Margery Pinchwife....Clare Corbett
Sir Jasper Fidget....Nigel Anthony
Lady Fidget....Celia Imrie
Mrs Dainty Fidget....Sara Markland
Mrs Squeamish....Joan Walker
Old Lady Squeamish....Elizabeth Morgan
Adapted and directed by David Blount
By William Wycherley, adaped by Martyn Read.
The King's Players give the first performance of William Wycherley's new play, in which Harry Horner, an unredeemed rakehell hits upon a remarkable stratagem for conquering new bedchambers! Starring Julia McKenzie as Lady Fidget, Michael Hordern as William Wycherley, and a cast including Anton Lesser, Stephen Moore, Cathryn Bradshaw, Norman Rodway, Gary Bond, Michael Cochrane