The Apple Cart

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THE APPLE CART: A POLITICAL EXTRAVAGANZA is a 1928 play by George Bernard Shaw. It is a satirical comedy about several political philosophies expounded by the characters, often in lengthy monologues. The plot follows the fictional English King Magnus as he spars with, and ultimately outwits, Prime Minister Proteus and his cabinet, who seek to strip the monarchy of its remaining political influence. Magnus opposes the corporation Breakages, Limited, which controls politicians and impedes technical progress.

Cast & Crew


Alice, The Princess Royal
Amanda Postelthwaite (Postmistress General)
Balbus (Home Secretary)
Billy Boanerges (President of the Board of Trade)
Crassus (Colonial Secretary)
Joe Proteus Prime Minister)
Lysistrata (Powermistress General)
Magnus (King of England)
Mr Vanhattan (American Ambassador)
Nicobar (Foreign Secretary)
Orinthia (the King’s Mistress)
Pamphilius (the King’s Private Secretary)
Pliny (Chancellor of the Exchequer)
Queen Jemima
Sempronius (the King’s Private Secretary)


Press Representative
Stage Manager


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