The Beaux’ Stratagem, National Theatre

Beaux-StratagemFarquhar the feminist – who knew? Simon Godwin’s nimble revival reclaims this 1707 Restoration comedy romp as a bold treatise on love, marriage and gender inequality. Patrick Marber’s judicious tweaking pairs its surprisingly pertinent discourse with equally contemporary humour – a key contribution to a production of peerless timing.

Read my full Islington Gazette review here

Read my theartsdesk interview with Pippa Bennett-Warner here

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