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The Rivals

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Narrator Full Cast, Lucy Davis, Lloyd Owen

Publisher: L.A. Theatre Works

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Romantic havoc ensues in the town of Bath when Sir Anthony arrives to arrange the marriage of his son Captain Jack Absolute to the wealthy Lydia Languish. Jack and Lydia are already in love, but because of Lydia’s obsession with romantic novels, Jack has disguised himself as a poor officer named Ensign Beverly – and he is only one of Lydia’s many suitors. The Rivals was Sheridan’s first play, and this charming comedy of manners continues to be widely performed today.Includes an interview with Linda Kelly, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and the author of Richard Brinsley Sheridan: A Life.An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring:Rosalind Ayres as Mrs. MalapropKenneth Danziger as ThomasLucy Davis as Lydia LanguishNeil Dickson as DavidSarah Drew as JuliaJulian Holloway as Sir Lucius O’TriggerChris Neame as Sir Anthony AbsoluteLloyd Owen as Captain Jack AbsoluteMoira Quirk as LucyMatthew Wolf as FaulklandDirected by Martin Jarvis. Recorded at The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood in 2010.
Duration: about 2 hours (02:22:19)
Publishing date: 2011-08-15; Unabridged; Copyright Year: 2011. Copyright Statment: —