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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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Known For

The Country Girl
BBC Play of the Month
The Happy Husband
The Country Wife


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 2011 The Happy Husband (Short)
 1990 The Country Wife (Video)
 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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The Country Wife (1936). Comedy. Written by William Wycherley [posthumous]. Directed by Gilbert Miller. Henry Miller's Theatre: 1 Dec 1936- Feb 1937 (closing date unknown/89 performances). Cast: Stephen Ker Appleby (as "Mr. Dorilant"), Edith Atwater (as "Mrs. Dainty Fidget, sister of Sir Jasper"), Violet Besson (as "Old Lady ... See more »

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