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The School for Scandal
The School for Scandal
The School for Scandal
Audiobook (abridged)2 hours

The School for Scandal

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Sheridan’s most famous play, The School for Scandal, has been called ‘the best existing English comedy of intrigue’. A favorite with audiences and critics alike since its premiere in 1777, this play is a classic English comedy of manners. Full of satirical wit, it subverts the Georgian social mores of its day with subtlety and charm. This historic recording features Edith Evans, Cecil Parker, and Harry Andrews: some of the finest actors of their generation.

LanguageEnglish
Release dateJan 1, 2008
ISBN9789629547790
Author

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

In need of funds, Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751-1816) turned to the only craft that could gain him the remuneration he desired in a short time: he began writing a play. He had over the years written and published essays and poems, and among his papers were humorous unfinished plays, essays and political tracts, but never had he undertaken such an ambitious project as this. In a short time, however, he completed The Rivals. He was 23 years old.

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