DOI: 10.5040/9781580818414.01

Duration: 2:21:42

  • 001_Intro.mp3 0:00:56
  • 002_Act One Scene One.mp3 0:03:57
  • 003_Act One Scene Two.mp3 0:15:28
  • 004_Act Two Scene One.mp3 0:19:10
  • 005_Act Two Scene Two.mp3 0:05:10
  • 006_Act Three Scene One.mp3 0:04:19
  • 007_Act Three Scene Two.mp3 0:04:42
  • 008_Act Three Scene Three.mp3 0:11:53
  • 009_Act Three Scene Four.mp3 0:07:03
  • 010_Act Four Scene One.mp3 0:03:38
  • 011_Act Four Scene Two.mp3 0:13:34
  • 012_Act Four Scene Three.mp3 0:06:13
  • 013_ Act Five Scene One.mp3 0:09:29
  • 014_Act Five Scene Two.mp3 0:04:21
  • 015_Act Five Scene Three.mp3 0:16:41
  • 016_Interview.mp3 0:15:08

Romantic havoc ensues in the town of Bath when Sir Anthony arrives to arrange the marriage of his son Captain Jack Absolute to the wealthy Lydia Languish. Jack and Lydia are already in love, but because of Lydia’s obsession with romantic novels, Jack has disguised himself as a poor officer named Ensign Beverly – and he is only one of Lydia’s many suitors. The Rivals was Sheridan’s first play, and this charming comedy of manners continues to be widely performed today.

Includes an interview with Linda Kelly, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and the author of Richard Brinsley Sheridan: A Life. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring: Lloyd Owen as Captain Jack Absolute Lucy Davis as Lydia Languish Rosalind Ayres as Mrs. Malaprop Kenneth Danziger as Thomas Neil Dickson as David Sarah Drew as Julia Julian Holloway as Sir Lucius O’Trigger Christopher Neame as Sir Anthony Absolute Moira Quirk as Lucy Alan Shearman as Fag Simon Templeman as Bob Acres Matthew Wolf as Faulkland Directed by Martin Jarvis. Recorded at The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood in 2010.

Featuring: Rosalind Ayres, Kenneth Danziger, Lucy Davis, Neil Dickson, Sarah Drew, Julian Holloway, Christopher Neame, Lloyd Owen, Moira Quirk, Alan Shearman, Simon Templeman, Matthew Wolf

From Rivals, The

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LA Theatre Works

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

ISBN: 9781580818414

Series: L.A. Theatre Works

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