A witty riposte to Farquhar's The Beaux Stratagem, Hannah Cowley's rediscovered gem turns the tables on the farcical goings-on and has the women coming out on top.
As well as transposing this restoration comedy from London to Edinburgh, Tony Cownie's adaptation will have all the wit, mischief and sumptuous design which audiences have come to expect from his ebullient recent productions at The Lyceum, The Venetian Twins and Thon Man Moliere.
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A poor family, already with kids, is blessed with twins, but they can't cope.
The mother cleans at a 'posh' house where they are desperate to have kids but can't and a deal is struck which no-one must know about.
Despite the efforts of the new family the boys paths cross time and time again as they grow and one becomes 'bad' while the other is 'good'. The musical is un-usual in having a "narrator" who helps to move the plot along.
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