The Rivals

With The Rivals, Richard Brinsley Sheridan established his reputation in 1775. A comedy of manners, the play tells the story of the entangled love affair of Lydia and Jack as well as introducing a host of other memorable characters including Mrs Malaprop one of Sheridan’s most enduring creations.

Gossip, misunderstanding, duelling – this play has it all and never fails to entertain each new generation.

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