Country Wife, The [Drama On 3]

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20080413By 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.

Horner....Ben Miller

Pinchwife....Geoffrey Whitehead

Mrs Margery Pinchwife....Clare Corbett

Sir Jasper Fidget....Nigel Anthony

Lady Fidget....Celia Imrie

Harcourt....Jonathan Keeble

Alithea....Rachel Atkins

Sparkish....Mark Williams

Dorilant....Dale Rapley

Mrs Dainty Fidget....Sara Markland

Mrs Squeamish....Joan Walker

Old Lady Squeamish....Elizabeth Morgan

Lucy....Emma Kilbey

Quack....John Evitts

Boy....James Joyce

Adapted and directed by David Blount