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William Wycherley (1641–1715)

After he wrote the play, "The Gentleman Master", (1672), it was panned by critics, so in the prologue to his most famous play, "The Country Wife", (1676), he offered the actors, mistresses and matrons to the critics in case this was equally badly received. His last play was, "The Plain Dealer", (1676). He was buried, possibly in Covent Garden, ... See full bio »

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(1915)
(1977)
(2011)
(1990)

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 2011 The Happy Husband (Short)
 1990 The Country Wife (Video)
 1977 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Country Wife (1977) ... (play)
 1915/I The Country Girl (Short) (play "The Country Wife")
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His play, "The Country Wife", was performed at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Edith Evans, Michael Redgrave, Ruth Gordon, Alec Clunes, Ernest Thesiger and Ursula Jeans in the cast. Tyrone Guthrie was the director. See more »
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Much like Shakespeare, his birthdate is assumed from his baptism. See more »

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