Play directory : The Provoked Wife

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The information below is intended to give you a brief guide to the show and highlight some of the other The Mandy Network members who have also been involved in this show.

  • Author
    John Vanbrugh
  • Written
    circa 17th century
  • Setting
    England
  • Overview
    The premise of the plot, that a wife trapped in an abusive marriage might consider either leaving it or taking a lover, outraged some sections of Restoration society.