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Creative Cow / Events / Tue 06 Nov 2012

The Rivals

The Rivals

Creative Cow in association with the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford
A day in the life of a circle of socialites swooping in on the fashionable city of Bath, to take the waters, find romance and have a jolly good gossip! Confusion, duels, madness and mayhem ensue in Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s hilarious 18th century masterpiece - The Rivals. Enter Mrs Malaprop with her famous twisted phrases, her niece Lydia Languish who is busy falling in love with the handsome Captain Jack, who himself is being pushed around by his explosive father Sir Anthony Absolute. Creative Cow is using an ensemble company to deliver the sparkling dialogue with utmost clarity and produce the most extraordinary comic characters to ever grace the stage.

Starts at 7:30, bar open from 6:45pm. Tickets are £10 and going towards the Memorial Hall.
Running time: 2 hours 20 mins approx’ ( including interval)

The Rivals reviews:

The Rivals reviews

“stylish, smart, farce-like fun & very cheering.” Donald Hutera (The Times)

"outstanding ensemble in a flawless production" uk theatre network

“Laughs come thick and fast as Sheridan’s play is given a sublime makeover….Our attention never strays from the mesmerising cast” London 24

"Chattering masterclass of comic hilarity" Remote Goat

"first - rate revival" Derbyshire Times

"fast paced production delivered with a light and speedy touch. Great fun" The Stage

"The Rivals is not only tackled, but wrestled to the floor in a flurry of ruffled wigs, corsets and impeccable comic timing." WhatsonStage

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Event Location

Memorial Hall, Exford

Telephone: 01643 831 480

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