Etonians aren't exactly noted for their grey matter, but I've always found them perfectly adjusted to society.
Jack, a possible paranoid schizophrenic with a Messiah complex, inherits the title of the 14th Earl of Gurney after his father passes away in a bizarre accident. Singularly unsuited to a life in the upper echelons of elite society, Jack finds himself at the centre of a ruthless power struggle as his scheming family strives to uphold their reputation.
Bubbling with acerbic wit and feverish energy, Olivier Award-winning and Oscar-nominated-writer Peter Barnes's razor-sharp satire combines a ferocious mix of hilarity and horror whilst mercilessly exposing the foibles of the English nobility.
This edition of the play is published to coincide with the first-ever revival of this classic cult comedy at the Trafalgar Studios, London, on 16 January 2015.
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|Size: ||5.9 MB|
|Publisher: ||Bloomsbury Methuen Drama|
|Date published: || 2015|
|ISBN: ||9781474248556 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|