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A Chaste Maid in Cheapside

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Thomas Middleton's raucous comedy.

The Yellowhammers desperately push their daughter at rich Sir Walter Whorehound; who in turn is trying to offload his mistress to their son. Meanwhile Allwit welcomes Sir Walter as his wife's lover in return for a fat paycheque. All the while Touchwood Senior rents himself out to childless couples as a walking inseminator, threatening to disinherit Sir Walter; as his younger brother tries to steal Yellowhammer's daughter away from Sir Walter's clutches. Plots chase each other in an ever accelerating circle until chaos ensues amidst wild hilarity and lots of happy endings.

  • Tue-Sat 7.30pm
  • 12 (conc 10); Southwark residents 9

The Rose Playhouse
56 Park Street, London, SE1 9AR
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Box office: 020 7261 9565

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