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William Wycherley (1641–1715)

After he wrote the play, "The Gentleman Master", (1672), it was panned by critics, so in the prologue to his most famous play, "The Country Wife", (1676), he offered the actors, mistresses and matrons to the critics in case this was equally badly received. His last play was, "The Plain Dealer", (1676). He was buried, possibly in Covent Garden, ... See full bio »

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 2011 The Happy Husband (Short)
 1977 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Country Wife (1977) ... (play)
 1915/I The Country Girl (Short) (play "The Country Wife")
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His play, "The Country Wife", was performed in a Chichester Festival Theatre production at the Chichester Festival Theatre in Chichester, Sussex, England with Keith Baxter, Gordon Gostelow, Hugh Paddick, Patricia Routledge and Maggie Smith in the cast. Robert Chetwyn was the director. See more »
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English satirist. See more »

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