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A Provincial Life

Peter Gill
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571290406
Date Published
01.03.2012
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Summary

Born into a bourgeois family, Misail determines to find a way to lead an honest life free from privilege. To his father’s disapproval and bewilderment, he renounces his heritage and becomes a workman before moving to the country to manage the estate of the girl that he marries. Over the course of a long summer, his burning sense of injustice and deep integrity exact a devastating forfeit.

Peter Gill’s A Provincial Life, based on a novella by Anton Chekhov, opened at the Sherman Cymru, Cardiff, in March 2012 in a production by National Theatre Wales.

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Peter Gill was born in 1939 in Cardiff and started his professional career as an actor. A director as well as a writer, he has directed over a hundred productions in the UK, Europe and North America. At the Royal Court Theatre in the sixties, he was responsible for introducing D. H. Lawrence’s plays to the theatre. The founding director…

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