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‘Everyone gets their moment to shine’: THE RECRUITING OFFICER – Old Red Lion Theatre ★★★★

In London theatre, Opinion, Plays, Reviews by Michael DavisLeave a Comment

Possessing the wit of Wilde and the sexual frankness of a Restoration play, George Farquhar’s The Recruiting Officer has been a firm favourite since its first performance in 1706. Jenny Eastop’s latest production is set in present-day Shrewsbury, and from the off, the satirical nature of the original is present.