Summer 2002

She Stoops to Conquer (or The Mistakes of a Night)

This wonderful witty romp, Oliver Goldsmith's masterpiece, drives a coach and four through the manners and conventions of 18th Century England.
Young Marlow is rich, handsome and single, but despite his infamous ability to charm a barmaid, he's hopelessly bashful in the presence of a society lady. His chances of impressing the beautiful Miss Kate Hardcastle are further jeopardised when he is persuaded by the rascally Tony Lumpkin that her family home is in fact the local inn. To the horror of her father, Marlow makes himself thoroughly comfortable and somehow gets the idea that Kate is a serving girl...
Rain or Shine Theatre Company, now renowned for their outdoor renditions of classical comedy delights audiences once again – whatever the weather ! So pick up your petticoats, belt up your breeches, harness your horses and drive up for an evening of uproarious laughter.

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