William Wycherley's famous classic has been adapted by Tanika Gupta into a contemporary farce which tells the story of twenty-something friends and rivals on their journey through love and liberation. On his return to London, Hardeep begins broadcasting his newly-invented celicate status, in a bid to attract women keen to re-ignite his passion. With his deception more than successful his endeavours turn to naive country wife Preethi, virgin bride of his rival Alok, in a bid to settle unfinished business between the two former friends.
Tanika Gupta has written for theatre, radio, film and television. Her stage plays include "Voices in the Wind," "Skeleton," "On the Coach with Enoch," "Sanctuary" (also published by Oberon books) and "The Waiting Room," which won the John Whiting Award. She has also translated Brecht's "The Good Woman of Sezuan" and adapted Gita Mehta's "A River Sutra."