The Provoked Wife

Director Phillip Breen brought his comedy Midas touch to this outspoken Restoration romp that shocked 17th century society.

Lady Brute is tired of her tedious, loveless marriage and her tedious, drunk husband. When she decides to spice up her love life with a younger man, scandal threatens to ruin her.

In 2019, Phillip Breen (The Hypocrite, The Shoemaker's Holiday, The Merry Wives of Windsor, 2012) directed Caroline Quentin (The Hypocrite, 2017), Alexandra Gilbreath (The Rover, 2016) and Jonathan Slinger (Hamlet, 2013) in this outspoken Restoration romp that shocked 17th century society. 

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Cast

Cornet - Isabel Adomakoh Young
Servant/Porter - Pete Ashmore
Colonel Bully - Les Dennis
Bellinda - Natalie Dew
Lovewell - Polly Edsell
Lady Brute - Alexandra Gilbreath
Justice - Kevin N Golding
Constable - Alison Halstead
Heartfree - John Hodgkinson
Constant - Rufus Hound
Tailor - Nickcolia King-N'Da
Rasor - Steve Nicolson
Lord Rake - Carl Prekopp
Lady Fancyfull - Caroline Quentin
Servant/Watch - Ben Roddy
Sir John Brute - Jonathan Slinger
Pipe - Rosalind Steele
Mademoiselle - Sarah Twomey
Treble - Toby Webster

Creatives

Director Phillip Breen | Designer Mark Bailey | Lighting Tina MacHugh | Music Paddy Cunneen | Sound Dyfan Jones | Movement Ayse Tashkiran | Fights Renny Krupinski