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The Rivals

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

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: Rosalind Ayres as Mrs. Malaprop Kenneth Danziger as Thomas Lucy Davis as Lydia Languish Neil Dickson as David Sarah Drew as Julia Julian Holloway as Sir Lucius O’Trigger Chris Neame as Sir Anthony Absolute Lloyd Owen as Captain Jack Absolute Moira Quirk as Lucy Matthew Wolf as Faulkland Directed by Martin Jarvis. Recorded at The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood in 2010.

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: Rosalind Ayres as Mrs. Malaprop Kenneth Danziger as Thomas Lucy Davis as Lydia Languish Neil Dickson as David Sarah Drew as Julia Julian Holloway as Sir Lucius O’Trigger Chris Neame as Sir Anthony Absolute Lloyd Owen as Captain Jack Absolute Moira Quirk as Lucy Matthew Wolf as Faulkland Directed by Martin Jarvis. Recorded at The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood in 2010.
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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: Rosalind Ayres as Mrs. Malaprop Kenneth Danziger as Thomas Lucy Davis as Lydia Languish Neil Dickson as David Sarah Drew as Julia Julian Holloway as Sir Lucius O’Trigger Chris Neame as Sir Anthony Absolute Lloyd Owen as Captain Jack Absolute Moira Quirk as Lucy Matthew Wolf as Faulkland Directed by Martin Jarvis. Recorded at The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood in 2010.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Lloyd Owen, Lucy Davis, Full Cast

Length:

2h 22m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

00:57


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

03:58


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

03:39


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

02:43


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

02:55


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

04:10


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

02:09


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

02:05


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

03:33


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

05:45


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

02:31


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

05:23


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

03:43


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

01:30


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

04:21


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

04:44


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

04:59


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

02:11


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

04:49


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

04:54


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

02:12


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

03:39


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

05:42


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

03:07


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

04:50


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

02:46


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

03:30


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

04:10


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

05:21


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

04:23


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

04:29


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

03:26


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

03:54


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

03:22


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

01:38


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

15:10