The ‘Beaux’: Mr Aimwell and Mr Archer, two charming, dissolute young men who have blown their fortunes in giddy London. Shamed and debt-ridden, they flee to provincial Lichfield. Their ‘Stratagem’: to marry for money.
Director: Simon Godwin
Writer: George Farquhar
Stars: Samuel Barnett, Geoffrey Streatfeild
National Theatre Live
Rook Films Ltd