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by  Bernard Shaw

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Subtitled A Political Extravaganza, this is Shaw's meditation on the nature of power as King Magnus defeats an attempt by his popular Prime Minister Proteus to reduce his royal influence. Rather than become a cipher, he abandons his throne and runs for the office of Prime Minister himself.…

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Subtitled A Political Extravaganza, this is Shaw's meditation on the nature of power as King Magnus defeats an attempt by his popular Prime Minister Proteus to reduce his royal influence. Rather than become a cipher, he abandons his throne and runs for the office of Prime Minister himself. First produced by the Theatre Guild in 1930.
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Bernard Shaw

Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) was born in Dublin, the son of a civil servant. His education was irregular, due to his dislike of any organized training. After working in an estate agent's office for a while he moved to London as a young man (1876), where he established himself as a leading music and theatre ...

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