A Restoration Comedy by George Etherege Directed by Alexandria Anfield 14th – 18th March 2017 Tuesday – Saturday 7.30pm Matinee Saturday 18th March at 3pm Etherege’s rarely performed The Man of Mode sparkles with wit, romance and scandal. In an age where a person’s quality is measured by the cut of their coat, the pursuit of pleasure is more important than principles. This restoration comedy follows the rakish young libertine Dorimant, who’s life of debauchery and seduction is turned upside down when he finally meets his match in the beautiful and clever Harriet. She refuses to seccumb to his charms unless Dorimant marries her and leaves the city for the countryside, which for him is a fate worse than death… Original Impact were pleased to be back at The Gatehouse, following the successful UK tour of their debut play A Working Title.

A Restoration Comedy by George Etherege
Directed by Alexandria Anfield

14th – 18th March 2017

Tuesday – Saturday 7.30pm
Matinee Saturday 18th March at 3pm

Etherege’s rarely performed The Man of Mode sparkles with wit, romance and scandal. In an age where a person’s quality is measured by the cut of their coat, the pursuit of pleasure is more important than principles.


This restoration comedy follows the rakish young libertine Dorimant, who’s life of debauchery and seduction is turned upside down when he finally meets his match in the beautiful and clever Harriet. She refuses to seccumb to his charms unless Dorimant marries her and leaves the city for the countryside, which for him is a fate worse than death…

Original Impact were pleased to be back at The Gatehouse, following the successful UK tour of their debut play A Working Title.