Set designs for The Country Wife (Old Vic, 1936)

Scope and Content

This series includes a set design, set plan and two set model pieces.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Country Wife is a comedy in three acts by William Wycherley. Oliver Messel's first production was first performed at the Old Vic Theatre, London on 6 October 1936. It was produced by Lilian Baylis in association with Gilbert Miller and directed by Tyrone Guthrie. It featured Michael Redgrave as Horner and Edith Evans as Lady Fidget. It was also presented at the Henry Miller Theatre, New York , 1 December 1936.