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The School for Scandal

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Sheridan’s most famous play, The School for Scandal, has been called ‘the best existing English comedy of intrigue’. A favourite with audiences and critics alike since its premiere in 1777, this play is a classic English comedy of manners. Full of satirical wit, it subverts the Georgian social mores of its day with subtlety and charm. This historic recording features Edith Evans, Cecil Parker, and Harry Andrews: some of the finest actors of their generation.

Sheridan’s most famous play, The School for Scandal, has been called ‘the best existing English comedy of intrigue’. A favourite with audiences and critics alike since its premiere in 1777, this play is a classic English comedy of manners. Full of satirical wit, it subverts the Georgian social mores of its day with subtlety and charm. This historic recording features Edith Evans, Cecil Parker, and Harry Andrews: some of the finest actors of their generation.
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Sheridan’s most famous play, The School for Scandal, has been called ‘the best existing English comedy of intrigue’. A favourite with audiences and critics alike since its premiere in 1777, this play is a classic English comedy of manners. Full of satirical wit, it subverts the Georgian social mores of its day with subtlety and charm. This historic recording features Edith Evans, Cecil Parker, and Harry Andrews: some of the finest actors of their generation.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Edith Evans, Cecil Parker

Length:

2h 5m


Chapters

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05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

07:04


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

05:11


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

05:28


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

04:57


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

05:40


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

09:07


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

04:22


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

06:04


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

06:48


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

02:44


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

09:57


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

06:33


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

07:08


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

05:01


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

05:08


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

05:29


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

06:10


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

06:32


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

04:07


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

04:57


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

06:57