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A Flea in Her Ear (Mortimer, trans.)

Full-Length Play, Comedy  /  5f, 9m

John Mortimer, Georges Feydeau

Georges Feydeau
Translated by John Mortimer

Raymonde suspects her husband, Victor Emmanuel, of infidelity and she turns to her best friend, Lucienne, to help her gain proof. They concoct a play-based on a perfumed letter-to trap him at the Hotel Coq d'Or in Montretout. In true Feydeau fashion the plan misfires; the plot is complicated by co…

A Flea in Her Ear (Mortimer, trans.)

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    5f, 9m
  • SubGenre
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    Farce
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Raymonde suspects her husband, Victor Emmanuel, of infidelity and she turns to her best friend, Lucienne, to help her gain proof. They concoct a play-based on a perfumed letter-to trap him at the Hotel Coq d'Or in Montretout. In true Feydeau fashion the plan misfires; the plot is complicated by confused identities, revolving beds, a great many doors and the fact that the stupid hotel porter, Poche, is the exact double of Victor Emmanuel. Period: the early 1900s.
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John Mortimer

Georges Feydeau

Georges Feydeau (1862 - 1921) was born in France to a well-known Parisian writer. He was influenced from a young age by prominent farcical authors such as Eugène Labiche and Henri Meilhac. His first significant international success, The Lady from Maxim's (La Dame de chez Max ...
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