A comedy of life above and below stairs in 18th-century England. Read More >
It is 18th-century England and Lord Are is in need of a wife. Mr Hardache’s daughter wants a title and a country estate. When her promised diamonds and parties never appear, the new Lady Are seeks revenge. Meanwhile, below stairs, the servants are getting restless. From the drawing room to death row, Edward Bond strips away the veneer of restoration life and exposes the brutal truth beneath.