National Theatre Live: The Beaux' Stratagem
  • Edinburgh Fringe

Cinema screening of live performance.The Beaux': Mr Aimwell and Mr Archer, two charming, dissolute young men who have blown their fortunes in giddy London. Shamed and debt-ridden, they flee to provincial Lichfield. Their Stratagem: to marry for money. Lodged at the local inn, posing as master and servant, they encounter a teeming variety of human obstacles. But their greatest obstacle is love. Simon Godwin (Man and Superman) directs George Farquhar's wild comedy of love and cash.