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The Beaux' Stratagem
George Farquhar 's Restoration comedy in which two penniless dandies flee London society for the countryside and evolve a stratagem for each to ensnare a wife of fortune and beauty. Adapted and directed by John Tydeman.
Producer Nicolas Soames


George Farquhar
Directed By:
John Tydeman.
Nicolas Soames
Archer, a beau:
Jasper Britton
Aimwell, another beau:
Alex Jennings
Count Bellair:
Anthony Jackson
Boniface, a landlord:
Anthony Jackson
Cherry, his daughter:
Teresa Gallagher
A countrywoman:
Teresa Gallagher
Squire Sullen:
Mark Straker
Scrub, his servant:
Giles Fagan
Mrs Sullen, his wife:
Zoë Waites
Gypsy, her servant:
Frances Jeater
Lady Bountiful:
Frances Jeater
Dorinda, her daughter:
Sophie Thompson
Foigard, a priest:
Nigel Anthony
Gibbet, a highwayman:
Timothy Bentinck
Sir Charles Freeman:
Timothy Bentinck

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