Written in 1775, Sheridan's dialogue crackles with wit even today. Captain Absolute, masquerading as Ensign Beverly, is courting a beautiful young heiress, Lydia Languish. Her aunt Mrs Malaprop has other ideas - as do his rivals, Bob Acres and Sir Lucius O'Trigger. Expect rapiers at dawn, pistols at elevenses, deceit, double deceit and double double deceit and all in the name of love!
For those of you who have been wondering what the beard is for, come and see me (and the rest of a brilliant cast) make a fools of ourselves in a frankly hilarious play.
Wednesday 15th to Saturday 18th June, Sheffield University Drama Studio.
More information and online booking.