Habeas Corpus

by  Alan Bennett

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  6m, 5f

"A parade of wit." - The New York Times

"A marvelous freaky farce... rowdy and ribald." - NBC

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Habeas Corpus

by  Alan Bennett

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    6m, 5f

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The antics at the Wicksteed home are a satirical merry-go-round. Family, friends and the sexual satisfaction of the "corpus" (body) are the ruling passions in this farcical comedy of ill-manners. Through a dance of mistaken identities and carnal encounters, one motto holds fast: "He whose lust lasts, lasts longest."
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"A parade of wit." - The New York Times

"A marvelous freaky farce... rowdy and ribald." - NBC

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Alan Bennett

Alan Bennett was born in Leeds in 1934. After studying at Oxford University he collaborated as a writer and performer with Dudley Moore, Jonathan Miller and Peter Cook in Beyond the Fringe in 1960 at the Edinburgh Festival. He then turned to writing full time and produced his first stage play Forty Years On in 1968. ...

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