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[ARCHIVE] REVIEW: The Country Wife - Isle of Wight Shakespeare Company

The latest Isle of Wight Shakespeare Company offering is…well… not Shakespeare. Instead, moving half a century or so on from the bard’s death, William Wycherley was writing for the Restoration Theatre, and any old hippies out there who thought they invented the permissive society in the 1960s need only come and see this play to realise permissiveness was out there and giving all it had back in the 1660s (ok, this play dates from 1675 but you get the point). 323 more words


The Country Wife

The Country Wife is a restoration comedy, written in 1675 by William Wycherley. Here performed by the in-house company at Ealing’s Questors Theatre, it proved a well acted and highly amusing evening. 107 more words