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Women on the stage? It’ll never last.

9 DAYS TO GO. Edward Kynaston, the finest portrayer of women’s roles on the English stage, is outraged. A woman is to play Desmedona at their great rivals The Duke’s. A woman! Playing his role!! And if that were not enough, his erstwhile friend Charles Hart has brought another woman to perform at the playhouse. And not just any woman, the “guttersnipe orange seller"!!!

Is there place for an actor-ess? Make up your own mind by booking tickets for “Nell Gwynn” at Haslemere Hall on Thursday 30 September to Saturday 2 October at 7:30 pm with an additional matinee performance at 2:30 pm on the Saturday by following this link

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