A Trick to Catch the Old One at The Rose Playhouse in May


Mercurius presents A Trick to Catch the Old One, written by Thomas Middleton and directed by Jenny Eastop, at The Rose Playhouse Bankside, south London, from 6 to 24 May 2014.

When young Witgood’s greedy uncle tricks him out of his inheritance he determines to get his own back by passing off his courtesan as a wealthy widow. But news of this wealthy widow’s arrival sends everyone scrambling to grab the willing courtesan and Witgood’s plot threatens to spin out of control. Who the devil (or Old One) is amongst all these schemes and counter schemes is anyone’s guess...

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